Endurance Onun | CR-Daily:
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has commenced a training of about 200 electoral officers to be used for Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency of Rt. Hon. John Gaul (PDP) vs Hon. Alex Egbona (APC) and Abi State Constituency of Hon. Davies Ettah (PDP) vs Hon. Iwara Inah (APC) rerun elections coming up next weekend.
In a statement by the Head, Voter Education/Publicity of INEC in the state, Mrs. Antonia Nwobi, the training will start with the Supervisory Presiding Officers then followed by Presiding Officers.
The statement went further to say that the training will then continue with Assistant Presiding Officers, Collation Officers, and then, Returning Officers.
The state INEC acting trainer, Mr Moses Irem, said the Supervisory Presiding Officers’ training “will equip the officers to have the required skills to play the role of facilitators during the training of presiding officers.
“The presiding officers will in turn train the assistant presiding officers who are National Youth Service Corp members at the Community Secondary School, Itigidi in Abi Local Government Area”.