By Amauche Agbo, Abakaliki

A chief of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Ebonyi State, Hon. Mbam Stanley Lebechi has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission,INEC and Security Agencies for the smooth and peaceful conduct of the election in Abakaliki North constituency.

The party chieftain who doubles as the Special Assistant to the Ebonyi State Governor on Projects Monitoring noted that the election was impressive.

He added that voters turn out massively to vote candidate of their choices and noted that electoral materials arrived on time and Bimodal Voter’s Accreditation Systems,BIVAS was functioning effectively and expressed optimism on the victory of his party in the election.

He enjoined candidates that would likely loose in the contest to accept defeat in a good fate as anybody who wins must have attracted so much love from the voters.

Speaking with our correspondent at EBSU guest house polling units, the Executive Chairman of Abakaliki Local Government Area, Hon. Ebere Nwogba noted that the election has been so peaceful across six polling units in the constituency.

“the election has been so smooth and peaceful here, I have gone across the six polling units and the story is the same”

However, the Council boss urged candidates of the various political parties not to see the election as a do or die affair but show the spirit of sportsmanship and shun unnecessary acrimony while calling candidate that would emerge to be magnanimous in handling the affairs of constituency.

The Local Government chairman also called on the party supporters to abstain from electoral violence for the success of the exercise.