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2023: INEC Opens Online Portal For Ad hoc Staff Registration
Ahead of the coming 2023 general poll, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) launches an online recruitment portal for ad hoc staff interested to serve.
Mr. A.T. Yusuf, the commission’s acting secretary had signed and circulated a letter to all Resident Electoral Commissioners.
The memo revealed the portal the intending workers would go live from September 14 and shut on December 14.
According to the retrieved document: “The commission has approved the use of INECPRES and its reactivation for interested Applicants who wish to serve as ad-hoc staff for the 2023 General Elections,”
The content continued, “Consequent upon the above, the commission has directed that all interested applicants except for Collation/ Returning officers must register on the INECPRES to be eligible for selection and deployment as ad hoc staff in the 2023 general elections.”
The national chairman of the commission, Mahmood Yakubu had earlier in July noted that INEC reached conclusion on the arrangements to employ over a million ad hoc staff ahead of the 2023 general elections.
He further added that the National Assembly had mapped out N305 billion proposed for the conduct of polls.
The Dissemination letter sed the authorities in charge to achieve the expected number of ad hoc staff per state.
“It is important that robust engagements, sensitisation on by the Admin. Secs/HOD EOPS/EOS & AEOS under the leadership of the RECS is commenced with the authorities of federal, state tertiary institutions and the NYSC (state/ Government levels),” it added.