Ahead of the Bye-Election in Nasarawa Central State Constituency, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has commenced a Virtual Training for Ad-hoc Staff of the Commission.
Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC in Nasarawa State, Dr. Uthman Ajidagba stated this while speaking with Radio Nigeria in Lafia on the level of preparedness of the Commission on August 8 Bye-Election.
Dr. Uthman Ajidagba said the training was part of the electoral processes to ensure the successful conduct of the exercise.
According to Dr. Uthman Ajidagba, the training focused largely on how to conduct the election in line with COVID-19 guidelines to check the spread of the pandemic.
He pointed out that the commission had been engaging electorate in Nasarawa Central Constituency in series of sensitisation on the forthcoming bye-election to conduct themselves peacefully before, during and after the exercise.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner called on the Ad-hoc Staff to be upright and operate within the tenets of the electoral laws.
Dr. Uthman Ajidagba added that COVID-19 preventive measures have been provided at various polling units in the constituency.