How we conducted 2019 general elections in Lagos ― INEC

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By Rasheed Sobowale

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has elucidated how it conducted the 2019 elections in Lagos State.

This was contained in the commission’s report of the 2019 general elections. The report which was first published in August 2020 noted that there were 6,570,291 registered voters in the South Western state while only 5,531,389 collected their Permanent Voter’s Card (PVC).

Ad-Hoc Personnel

The commission stated that its Ad-Hoc personnel for the Lagos State general elections were recruited from catchment institutions/organisations approved by its headquarters. They include: “NYSC, FMDAs, FTIs and ex-Corps members.

“A total of 60,022 Ad-Hoc personnel were engaged and deployed for the General Election. Payment of honoraria is in line with the approved remuneration schedule by the Commission.”

Political Parties

INEC also reported that a total of 62 political parties registered with the Election and Party Monitoring Department (EPM) in…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper