The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has redeployed the Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) in Edo and Ekiti states to Bayelsa and Lagos States respectively.
The commission has also announced the collection of Permanent Voters Cards in Kogi, Bayelsa and Imo states ahead of the off-circle elections in the three states scheduled for November 11.
In a statement signed by the newly appointed national commissioner in charge of Information and voter education, Sam Olumekun, the commission said while Obo Effanga takes over in Bayless state, Prof. Ayobami Salami heads to Lagos from Ekiti.
He said the redeployment of the new RECs followed the expiration of the tenure of the RECs in Bayelsa and Lagos states,
Olumekun also said that the collection of Permanent Voters Cards will only affect the three states where the governorship election will take place.