2019 election: Heavy security at Asaba voting centre as anxious voters await commencement of accreditation

As at 7.30am, our emerald team was at Ozoigwe primary school in Asaba, Delta state capital.

The security apparatus on ground is very thick. Not less than 15 units will be at the primary school for election purposes.

Corps members are already around, some of whom slept at the verandah of the primary school. Security men comprising police, members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps and prison officers are already on ground.

Voters are also on ground waiting for accreditation to commence at 8am prompt. Observers from ECOWAS, domestic observers are also on ground waiting for commencement of accreditation.

The corps members are seen with their mats and sleeping materials at the school premises.

Ballot boxes, tables are seen ready but ballot papers, card readers and result sheets not yet available.

The security apparatus available very thick at the Uzoigwe primary school voting centre.

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