EPE (LAGOS STATE) – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday said more than 300 life jackets had been provided for ad hoc staff posted to the riverine communities in Epe for Saturday elections.
Mr Okpighe Henry, the INEC Electoral Officer in Epe, Lagos State, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
Henry said that the commission had also made provision for quality canoes and flying boats to convey the workers on election duties to the riverine areas.
The electoral officer also said that adequate arrangements had also been made with the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) for the transportation of INEC ad hoc staff and election materials by road.
He said that the commission had perfected work on the area of lapses discovered during the March 28 elections.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]
Henry assured people of Epe that INEC would ensure free, fair, credible and peaceful elections on Saturday.
He lauded the efforts of stakeholders toward the successful conduct of the presidential and National Assembly elections in the area. (NAN)
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