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Low Turnout Mars Anambra Central Re-Run Poll 

The rescheduled Anambra Central Re-Run Poll, organised by the INEC, is experiencing low voter turnout.

Voting centres in Awka South, Awka North, Dunukofia, Njikoka, Idemili North, Idemili South and Anaocha Local Government Areas, were said to be worse off, report shows that electoral officials were at the polling units by 8 a.m.

At Aroma Junction I&II polling units in Awka South, Miss Edith Igoromi, the INEC electoral officer, told NAN that five people have voted as at 8.30 a.m, while at ward eight unit three and four, seven and 10 people had voted.

Also at Aaba town Hall polling unit 005 and 006 both in Dunukofia, voting began at 8 a.m with four persons and two respectively voting at both units.

At Akpu in Ukpo also in Dunukofia, voting started at 8 a.m with the same low number of voters recorded.

It is observed that in all the polling units visited; only the agents of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) were sighted at the voting centres.

Mr Okonkwo Jisike, APGA agent, told NAN at Aroma Junction that he was impressed with the peaceful conduct of the exercise, adding “though the turnout is low, the exercise is going on peacefully’’.

It should be noted that Dr. Chris Nwabueze Ngige, who is representing the APC, according to INEC, exempted himself from the polls.

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