MONROVIA, LIBERIA-The National Elections Commission (NEC) is expected to begin nationwide deployment of ballot papers and other election materials in the coming days.
It followed the arrival of ballot papers for the November 14 Presidential Run-Off Election.
An NEC release issued recently said a consignment of three million, three-hundred-twenty-thousand-five hundred ballot papers have arrived from Ghana via the Roberts International Airport (RIA).
The Commission said it has also procured other electoral materials, including Record of the Count Forms, Mock Ballots, and Tactile Ballot Guides, among others.
Meanwhile, the Chairperson of the NEC Davidetta Browne-Lansanah is in Cotonou, Benin, attending the Eighth Continental Forum of Election Management Bodies and the Association of African Electoral Authorities General Assembly.
The gathering, according to a dispatch, is organized by the African Union (AU) through its Department of Political Affairs, Peace and Security.
It is intended to advance democratic and participatory governance in Africa.
The Forum is being held under the theme:” Strategic Communication: Building a Sustainable Election Management Bodies-Stakeholders Relationship.”
The gathering provides the opportunity for Chairpersons from different Election Management Bodies and key electoral stakeholders on the continent to share experiences.
By: Sampson David/Jonathan Grigsby