BENIN CITY – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has charged corps members and other staff of the commission to be deployed for the conduct of the 2015 General Elections to be above board.
The commission gave the charge in Benin City at a – two day refreshers training organized for the ad-hoc staff.
The training is to prepare them adequately for duties to assigned to them in the March 28 and April 11, 2015 general elections.
Addressing the corp members, a senior official from INEC headquarters in Abuja, Mr. Mustapha expressed the need to be transparent, while performing their duties with due diligence in order not to provoke any crisis.
On his part, Mr. Muyiwa Adelekan, an official from the Edo State office of INEC implored trainees to be steadfast and committed to their assigned duties, in line with the Electoral Act.
Mr. K. G. Olawale, the Electoral Officer in charge of Oredo Local Government Area urged the ad-hoc staff to exercise dexterity while discharging their responsibilities.
Mr. Olawale encouraged them to shun violence and be of good conduct while interfacing with the electorate in order to give room for mutual understanding between officers and the electorate.
The training which was conducted in two segments had both theoretical and practical sections, in which the ad-hoc staff were trained extensively on the do’s and don’t of the electoral process.

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