The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced the distribution of sensitive election materials for the Bauchi South Senatorial bye-election.
Bauchi State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this during the flag off of the formal distribution of the materials in Bauchi on Thursday.
He said the sensitive materials were customised according to all the polling units of the seven Local Government Areas of Bauchi South senatorial district.
Abdullahi explained that the presence of party and security agents was to ensure transparency and avoid exchange of the materials.
Some representatives of political parties who spoke to journalists commended INEC for ensuring transparency in the distribution process.
They promised to give their support for the peaceful conduct of the bye-election.
The Bauchi South senatorial district bye-election is slated for August 11th, 2018.