MKA election funds released

Electoral Commissioner Patilias Gamato has confirmed the release of funds for the Motu-Koitabu assembly elections in NCD.

The Government has released K1 million while NCDC has released K500,000.

Preparations for polling are now on target.

Commissioner Gamato said ballot papers have already been printed and delivered to the Commission for sorting and dispatching to the office of the Returning Officer Terence Hentinu.

He said the Motu-Koitabu roll has 16,741 registered voters.

The roll was also finalized this week and printing has commenced.

Voters will cast their votes next Wednesday, October 3.

People living with a disability have been allocated separate polling places.

There are 34 polling teams; 11 for Motu-Koita East and 23 teams for Motu-Koita West.

Salome Vincent