The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has said INEC’S preparations for the Bayelsa State Governorship election will not be affected by a court judgement which disqualified the APC Deputy Governorship candidate in the State.

Bishop Degi, was disqualified for providing false academic information to INEC.

Professor Mahmood Yakubu said this in Lokoja the Capital of Kogi State during a meeting with political actors and others involved in the governorship and Senatorial re-run elections in Kogi West.

According to him, the Commission is ready for the elections in Kogi and Bayelsa.

Speaking also, the Inspector General Of Police, Mohammed Adamu warned armed thugs of serious consequences if caught.

He said collation centres will be heavily fortified.

Mr Adamu also revealed security details of political actors will be withdrawn prior to polling day.

He advised election observers to get requisite accreditation from INEC