The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Oyo State on Thursday, commenced the distribution of sensitive materials to all the 33 local government areas in the state.
The distribution was done at the Central Bank of Nigeria in the presence of the representatives of political parties amidst tight security in Ibadan, the state capital.
Oyo News reports that the exercise confirmed the readiness of the commission to conduct the 2023 general election starting Saturday, February 25 and also on March 11.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner, INEC Adeniran Tella, told newsmen that the exercise commenced around two o’clock in the morning.
The INEC boss in Oyo State announced that the materials would be redistributed to polling centres while registration area centres would be activated, on Friday.
He assured residents of credible, fair and acceptable polls in the state.
Members of different political parties in the state, expressed satisfaction with the exercise.