I am very satisfied with the process and I do believe it will be like this across the state; BVAS should be used in all the places election is holding, said Diri.
Voting in the ongoing Bayelsa governorship poll commenced early across polling units in Kolokuma/Opokuma Local Government Area with Governor Douye Diri casting his vote before 9 a.m.
Diri speaking after voting at his Kalamaowei Ward 6 polling unit, said the process was smooth and seamless.
He applauded the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the remarkable improvement in the electoral process.
“I think this is an improvement to all elections I have participated in.
“If it continues like this, I want to believe that INEC has improved not only its processes but also the training of manpower that handles the processes.
“I am very satisfied with the process and I do believe it will be like this across the state; BVAS should be used in all the places election is holding.
“But we have concerns about Nembe-Basambri where our members were prevented from entering their community.
“And we received reports of the abduction of an INEC official and a boat mishap incident and efforts by INEC to overcome the incidents,” the PDP governorship candidate said.