No fewer than 325 election observers will be deployed to Kogi State under the auspices of Transition Monitoring Group to monitor Saturday's governorship poll, sources told DailyGlobeWatch in the confluence city of Lokoja, the state capital.
There are 2,548 polling units in the state and citizen-observers will be on the ground across the state to monitor the election.
Transition Monitoring Group chairman, Ibrahim Zikirullahi said his organization is non-partisan and well represented in all 36 states of the federation of Nigeria and Abuja, Nigeria's capital city. Their duty is to give accurate information during election and declaration of results.
Speaking further ahead of Kogi poll billed for Saturday, Mr. Zikirullahi said ''TMG’s Quick Count is the only observation methodology that can independently verify the official results of the governorship election as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission''
TMG's presence is to ensure a level playing ground during and after the poll adding that his organization's duty is expose any irregularity during and after the conduct of the election in the state.