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#NigeriaYDecides2023: We are reviewing level of preparedness ahead of polls – INEC

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is reviewing its level of preparedness for the upcoming elections.

During a workshop organized for the Election Monitoring and Support Centre (EMSC) Amber zone, National Level in Lagos, Special Adviser to INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, stated that the aim of the workshop was to review INEC’s level of preparedness, identify any gaps and address them.

The workshop focused on the training of Administrative Secretaries, Heads of GAP, and the three Desk Officers of the EMSC to constitute a core of EMSC trainers for each of the 36 states and the FCT. The personnel assembled are expected to implement a training program for Election Officers and other staff at the state level.

The training is crucial for the monitoring and implementation of the 2023 General Election.

INEC is also working on having a clear assessment of the readiness status state by state and local government by local government across the country.

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