The community should take the card that will end up electing a representative who will protect their rights … Afar Regional State Chief
Chief of the Afar Regional State, Awel Arba, urged the public to take the card that will enable them to elect a representative who will protect their democratic rights.
The head of state said he was in Chira Woreda, Awsi-Resu Zone, when he received his voting card. The regional government is working with stakeholders to ensure that the sixth general election is free, fair and democratic.
He said the issue is not left to the government and the Electoral Board alone to complete the election successfully.
In particular, he said, competing political parties in the region should play their part by coordinating their members at the lower level to ensure a peaceful and democratic election.
An election in which all Ethiopians want the agent they believe will work best for them; He said it is a historic opportunity to teach those who do not benefit me in a peaceful and democratic way.
He said the card should be prepared at the nearest polling stations in the next few days.
He said civic associations and youths in the state should play their part in actively participating in the elections.
He said the public should use the card it has received to select representatives who will benefit the country and the people.
He said the state is committed to making the election transparent and democratic by fulfilling its responsibilities as a government.