Addis Abeba October 15/2020 (ENA) The Nationwide Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) mentioned it has finalized a lot of the groundwork for the conduct of free and democratic basic election by finalizing operational works and assembly materials necessities.
The board has been endeavor varied sorts of preparation that might assist it to successfully maintain the election.
“We are undertaking preparations that would help us to hold free and democratic election according to the directives we receive from the House of People’s Representatives,” NEBE Communication Advisor, Soliana Shemelis mentioned.
Based on her, about 90 p.c of the preparation is finalized and the board will perform the remainder 10 p.c until the day of election.
The 90 p.c preparation contains preparation of poll bins and voter registration varieties in 5 languages in addition to near 51,000 polling stations.
“We are working on two main things right now,” Soliana mentioned, including that “the first one is connected with operational works. This includes preparations that we could conduct the election under the COVID-19 situation. The second one is preparing materials needed for election and distributing them to polling stations.”
The board has readied over 50,000 tablets that assist to gather info on the polling stations.
The communication advisor mentioned the tablets will make the election absolutely digitized in order that the election could be clear and accountable.
The Nationwide Electoral Board has registered 78 events that contend within the election, and greater than 50 million are anticipated to solid their votes.