Spread the love

Hits: 200

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) hosts coordinated every political social occasion taking an interest in the imminent general races to finish the procedures for the accommodation of the names of their surveying specialists by Monday. February eleventh.

The commission gave the order in an announcement issued by Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner, and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, on Saturday in Abuja.

Okoye clarified that INEC in its Timetable and Schedule of Activities for 2019 General Elections had settled Feb. 1, as the last date for the accommodation of the name, two identification photos of each surveying specialist and test signature for the Presidential and National Assembly Elections planned for Feb. 16.

Okoye said that the commission at its gathering with all Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Abuja on Friday looked into its condition of preparation for the general races, the national and state decisions, booked for Feb. 16 and March 2. Okoye said that toward the finish of the gathering, the commission communicated worry that seven days after the due date for the accommodation of the rundown of survey operators for Presidential and National Assembly races just couple of gatherings had finished the accommodation of the names of surveying specialists.

He included that in under three weeks to the due date for the accommodation of the rundown of contender for the Governorship and State Assembly decisions, just couple of ideological groups had agreed to the surviving arrangements of the law.

“The majority of the rundowns submitted are not joined by the photos and example marks of the survey/party specialists as required by law.

“The Commission has chosen as pursues: All ideological groups that submitted deficient applications without the example marks and photos of the survey/party operators are emphatically asked for to regularize this at the latest close of work on Monday the Feb. 11.

“Every single ideological group are reminded that Feb. 16, is the latest day for the accommodation of the names, photos and example marks of survey/party operators for the Governorship, State Assembly and Area Council decisions.

“Any rundown of survey/party operators that isn’t joined by example marks and photos of survey/party specialists will be rejected.

“It is unlawful for ideological groups to send survey/party specialists whose names have not been sent to the Commission and appropriately authorize as per the law.

“The security specialists have been so educated and no acknowledgment, right or benefit will be agreed to anybody not authorize by the Commission,” he said.

He said that toward the finish of the gathering, the Commission chose to draw the consideration of the enlisted ideological groups and individuals from the general population to the arrangements of the law with respect to the accommodation of names of surveying/party specialists by ideological groups.

“Area 45 (1) of the Electoral Act 2010 (as revised) gives that:

Each ideological group may, by notice recorded as a hard copy routed to the Electoral Officer of the Local Government Area or Area Council, name a surveying specialist for each surveying unit and examination focus in the Local Government Area or Area Council for which it has a competitor and the notice, which sets out the name and address of the surveying operator will be joined by two international ID photos of each surveying operator and test mark of the surveying specialist and be given to the Electoral Officer somewhere around 14 days before the date settled for the decision.

“Given that no individual by and by filling in as Chairman or individual from a Local Government or Area Council, Commissioner of a State, Deputy Governor, or Governor of a State, Minister or some other individual holding political office under any level of Government and who has not surrendered his arrangement no less than three months previously the decision will fill in as a surveying operator of any ideological group, either at the surveying unit or at any middle assigned for examination of aftereffects of race,” he said.