10 December 2010

Liberia: The Stage is Set for 2011 Polls

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), is expected today to officially turn over to the National Elections Commissions, voter registration kits and other materials for the impending voter registration exercise slated to run from January 10 to February 6, 2010.

According to a NEC release, the commission is inviting representatives of political parties, religious leaders, and civil society organizations, international and local partners to the turning over ceremony.

The ceremony will take pale at the NEC Headquarters on Friday December 10’ 2010 at the hour of 10:00am.

The voter registration materials were brought into the country by the United Nations Development Program, UNDP which will be presenting the kits to the NEC, the release said.

The voter registration materials come in three distinct sets of kits which include registration kit, solar panel kit, and camera kit. Each set contained about 2,056 kits which will be distributed to 1,780 voter registration centers across the country.

Given the importance of these materials to the electoral process, the commission said it looks forward to seen representatives from the afore-mentioned groups at the turning over ceremony.

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