It has deployed three National Commissioners and five Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Edo State to supervise the September 19 poll. According to a top source in INEC, the electoral agency is set for the poll except for threats of violence by politicians. The source said: “We are worried about violence, the inability of some critical segments to raise the red flag and the conduct of security agencies. “INEC leadership has met with the security agencies, including Correctional Service (Prison) and Fire Service. It also visited the Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II on fears about violence. After a three-hour session, the monarch met with the key actors in the state to prevail on them for a peaceful poll.

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