INEC to recruit Ad-hoc staff from well known institutions
The independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has said that it will only recruit ad-hoc staff for 2019 election from well known institutions only.
The electoral body in Nigeria will conduct a general election in 2019 which will usher in a fresh start in Nigeria’s administrative calendar.
The body tweeted this information as below:
For the avoidance of all doubts, INEC will only recruit ad-hoc staff for the 2019 elections from well known institutions as follows:
1. Youth Corps members – from the NYSC.
2. Students – from federal govt-owned tertiary educational institutions.
— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) 4 November 2018
Meanwhile, INEC has ban officials from whatsapp group
The national headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission has sent a letter to all its 37 Resident Electoral Commissioners, informing them that it has stopped its officials from being members of WhatsAppgroups.
It also said that its officials had been asked not to create any such social media group under any guise.
The commission took the decision via a memo sent to the RECs with reference number PE: CE/1001/1/27 and signed by the acting Secretary to the commission, Mr Okechukwu Ndeche.
CityNews gathered that officials of the commission have different WhatsApp groups where they discussed various issues that had to do with welfare, working conditions and others.