2019 Election: INEC To Engage 45,996 Ad Hoc Staff In Kano

By Abdullahi Isah

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said forty five thousand nine hundred and ninety six (45,996) ad hoc staff will conduct the 2019 general election in Kano state.

INEC Kano Resident Electoral Commissioner Professor Risqua Shehu announced this on Wednesday at a town hall meeting on voter education, organized by a nongovernmental organization, Organization for Community Civic Engagement in collaboration with Independent National Electoral Commission.

Prof. Risqua Shehu said the forthcoming general election is no doubt expected to be the  best ever conducted election in the history of Nigerian, insisting that ten percent of Card reader back up will be allocated in each polling unit in order to curtail the unwanted problem may occur during the exercise.

“Our staff that will participate in the general election are already undergoing various training while necessary equipment and materials are available.”

“We have also commence recruitment of ad hoc staff which we intend to conclude by January 15.”

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In a remark, the Executive Director of Organization for Community Civic Engagement Abdurrazak Alkali, said, the motive behind organizing the event is to enlighten the public about voting procedures at the forthcoming election.

“There is need for people to know what is expected of them in the election and for them to conduct their civic responsibility peacefully before , during and after the election.”

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