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INEC to deploy 21,947 personnel for Kogi, Bayelsa polls



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Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has said that it will deploy 21,947 personnel for the conduct of the gubernatorial elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.

INEC to deploy 21,947 personnel for Kogi, Bayelsa polls


The elections is scheduled for Saturday 21st November and Saturday 5th December 2015.


For the Kogi governorship election 12,120 officers will be deployed, and 9,827 officers will be deployed for the Bayelsa governorship elections.


A breakdown of personnel to be deployed in the Kogi governorship election is as follows:

    • Returning Officer                                                               1
    • LGA Collation Officers                                                       21
    • Registration Area Collation Officers                                    239
    • Supervisory Presiding Officers                                           255
    • Presiding Officers (NYSC)                                                 2,548
    • Assistant Presiding Officers (I,II, and III)                              7,644
    • Assistant Presiding Officers (VP)                                        883
    • Reserve APOs (5%) of APOs (NYSC)                                  426
    • LGA Supervisors + Head Quarters 1 Reserve                         22
    • Registration Area Cluster Supervisors + HQ 1 Reserve            80
    • Constituency Supervisor                                                        1

                                                 Total                                                     12, 120

Similarly, the breakdown of personnel for the Bayelsa governorship election is:

    • Returning Officer                                                                 1
    • LGA Collation Officers                                                         8
    • Registration Area Collation Officers                                      105
    • Supervisory Presiding Officers                                             180
    • Presiding Officers (NYSC)                                                  1,804
    • Assistant Presiding Officers (I,II, and III)                               5,412
    • Assistant Presiding Officers (VP)                                        1,931
    • Reserve APOs (5%) of APOs (NYSC)                                   271
    • LGA Supervisors + Head Quarters 1 Reserve                          9
    • Registration Area Supervisors + Head Quarters 1 Reserve      106

        Total                                                                 9,827

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