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Congress: Ebonyi APC adopts Option A4 voting system

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi adopted Option A4 voting system in the conduct of the party Ward Congress in the 171 electoral wards in the state.

Newsmen report that the Option A4 or open ballot voting system is a method whereby people queue behind pictures of their preferred candidate in an election.

The system was introduced by Prof Humphrey Nwosu, the then head of the electoral body in 1993 under the regime of the former military president, General Ibrahim Babangida.

NAN reports that State party officials in conjunction with congress committee from the party’s national headquarters distributed materials for the 171 wards at the state party secretariat in Abakaliki.

The election materials were distributed to the local government areas through the senatorial zonal headquarters for onward distribution to the various wards.

Some APC chieftains who spoke to newsmen in separate interviews said that the exercise was peaceful and successful.

They added that the peaceful conduct of the congress was eloquent testimony of the excellent leadership of Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi.

Dr Kenneth Ugbala, Secretary to State Government (SSG) told newsmen at Onueke that the party had made seamless arrangements for peaceful exercise in the state.

He said that everybody involved in the exercise was ready and commended the party faithful for their level of compliance with the party’s directive and guidelines for the congress.

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