Edo Elections: INEC to deploy 18,511 personnel for polls

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will deploy 18,511 personnel to Edo for the State’s September 10 governorship election.

The Commission said the number will comprise one Returning Officer, 18 Local Government Area Collation Officers, 192 Registration Area Collation Officers and 263 Supervisory Presiding Officers.

The information was contained in its daily bulletin issued on Thursday, August 25, in Abuja.

Others who will make up the number include 2,627 Presiding Officers, 12,036 Assistant Presiding Officers (APOs) I, II and III; 2,530 Assistant Presiding Officers and 728 Reserve APOs.

Also on the deployment list are 19 LGA Supervisors, with one “Headquarters Reserve’’ and 97 Registration Area Cluster Supervisors as well one headquarters reserve.

Edo, with 18 local government areas, has a total of 1,925,105 registered voters, 192 Registration Areas, 2, 627 Polling Units and 4, 011 Voting Points.


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By Sydney Chesterfield on August 26, 2016 · Posted in Politics, Trends

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