12,000 INEC Ad-hoc Staff In Taraba Take Oath Of Neutrality

12,000 INEC Ad-hoc Staff In Taraba Take Oath Of Neutrality

By Agency Reports on March 21, 2015
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INEC Chairman Professor Jega

NAN – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Taraba on Saturday administered the oath of neutrality on the 12,000 ad-hoc staff  it trained for the March 28 and April 11 polls.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Magistrate Yazeedu Aliyu of the Chief Magistrates’  Court, Jalingo,  administered the oath on behalf of the commission.

Speaking at the occasion in  Jalingo, Mr Fabian Yame, INEC’S   Head  of  Public Affairs in the state,  explained that the exercise was aimed at  ensuring that the ahoc staff were unbiased.

Yame said the exercise  was being carried out  in all the local government headquarters across the state.

The spokesman, who also disclosed that  INEC was fully prepared for the elections, urged all stakeholders to collaborate with the commission to ensure a peaceful, free, fair and acceptable polls.

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