Nigerians has urged Presiding Officer to collect all necessary materials before coming to the polling units. This appeal was made in light of the upcoming gubernatorial and state assembly elections.
As a presiding officer, it is important to ensure that you collect any necessary codes or access codes that will enable the uploading of results online. This will ensure that the election results are transmitted promptly and accurately to the central collation center.
Meanwhile, the INEC has warned against violence during the elections. The electoral body has emphasized the importance of peaceful elections and urged all stakeholders to play their part in ensuring a violence-free process.
To ensure the safety of voters and election officials, the INEC and the Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) have met to review the security operatives for the poll. The ICCES is a body made up of representatives from various security agencies in the country, and their mandate is to ensure the safety of the electoral process.
The ICCES has been working closely with the INEC to ensure that adequate security measures are in place for the elections. The security operatives have been trained and briefed on their roles and responsibilities during the elections.
The INEC has also deployed election observers to monitor the elections and report any incidents of violence or electoral malpractice. The election observers have been trained on how to report incidents and have been given the necessary tools to do so.