The FCT COVID-19 Task Force on Thursday, 11th June 2020, congratulated the NBA Abuja Branch for exhibiting full compliance with the COVID 19 Safety Guidelines at the NBA Abuja Branch Election which held at the NBA Abuja Digital Library in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja, FCT.
Addressing the COVID-19 Team, outgoing NBA Abuja Branch Chairman, Folarin Aluko informed stated that as part of its Electoral Guidelines, the Branch had provided that “In compliance with social distancing guidelines Voters will be required to vote and leave. The Election process can also be observed via zoom. Hand sanitizers, face masks and other medical supplies.”
“Our Election model is a template for the Independent National Electoral Commission to adopt when conducting Elections in the age of COVID”. Mr. Folarin led the entire team on an inspection of the physical and technological measures put in place to ensure the safety of voters, contestants and election officers.
After the inspection, team lead, Mr. M. Emmanuel thanked Mr. Folarin Aluko and the Electoral Committee for ensuring that the facilities on ground and Branch Electoral guidelines were sufficient to provide safety requirements issued by the National Center for Disease Control. He wished the candidates and the Branch a successful election.
Mr. Bulus Atsen emerged as Chairman of the Branch while Mr. Eric Ibe emerged as Secretary.