The Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee has mentioned that greater than 8,000 members of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps serving in Osun State will be deployed as advert hoc employees within the conduct of the September 22 governorship poll holding within the state.
In line with the Resident Electoral Commissioners within the state, Olusegun Agbaje, “over 8,000 corps members are a part of the anticipated 15,000 advert-hoc employees who’re going to use for the conduct of the September governorship election. We’ve already sourced for over 90 per cent of the advert hoc employees we’re going to be requiring for the election and most of them are from the upper establishments round.”
He additionally said that the fee registered a complete variety of 1, 677, 384 voters as towards 1, 407, 000 of 2014 however mentioned out of those individuals, 1, 144, 273, representing 68.5 per cent had collected their everlasting voter playing cards whereas there have been nonetheless 524, 251 uncollected playing cards.
The REC mentioned, “We wish to enhance on the 2014 efficiency. We wish to begin by Eight am in all polling models throughout all native authorities areas of the state. This time round accreditation and voting could be carried out concurrently. I wish to additionally implore the voters to eschew any try to bribe or settle for bribe from anybody through the poll as a result of that may be a violation of the Electoral Act and anybody who does that will be arrested and prosecuted.”