Tuesday, April 30, 2013

PCOS Machines for polling precincts in Aklan, to be delivered today

The Precinct Count Optical Scanners (PCOS) Machines to be used for the May 2013 elections in the province of Aklan will be delivered today, April 30.

With this, a strict security is being observed and implemented by the Aklan Police and the Philippine Army who will work together in delivering the said machines.

Each Political party or group will also have a representative to watch over.

According to PO3 Nida Lachica-Gregas, Public Information Officer of Aklan Police Provincial Office (APPO) the PCOS machines will be received by the treasurer of each municipality.

Gregas said it will be delivered first to areas considered to have some “difficulties” or are far flung and has no signal.

For instance, the eight remote baranggays in Libacao, and four in Ibajay and Balete.

The Aklan Provincial Comelec Supervisor has previously stated that some 504 PCOS machines intended for all the polling precincts in the Province had already arrived.

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