Nigeria Elections 2015 INEC equips ad hoc staff in riverine areas with 300 life jackets

The Commission also said it has perfected work on the area of lapses discovered during the March 28 elections.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday, April 10, said more than 300 life jackets have been provided for ad hoc staff posted to the riverine communities in Epe for Saturday elections.

The INEC Electoral Officer in Epe, Lagos State, Okpighe Henry, made the disclosure in an interview with NAN.

Henry said that the commission has 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 have 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 has perfected work on the area of lapses discovered during the March 28 elections.

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.

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