2015 Election: INEC sets up 15 standing committees

Attahiru Jega

INEC Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega

INEC Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega
INEC Chairman, Prof Attahiru Jega

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has set up 15 Standing Committees to ensure the success of the general elections in 2015.

In the commission’s bulletin issued in Abuja on Friday, the committees include: Appointments, Promotion and Discipline, Board of Survey and Technical Equipment Acquisition, Board of Electoral Institute and Election Observation and Party Monitoring.

Others are Estate, Works and Transport, Finance and General Purpose, Health and Welfare, Information Technology and Voter Registration, and Information and Voter Registration committees.

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Legal Services, Clearance and Complaints, Electoral Operations and Logistics, Outreach and Partnerships, Planning, Monitoring and Strategy, Security, and Tenders Board were the other committees.

The bulletin quoted a memo signed by the Secretary to the commission, Mrs Augusta Ogakwu, dated, Nov.13, as saying that the committees came into effect on Nov.17.

It added that the commission had in 2010 set up 14 standing committees for similar purpose.

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