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INEC APPROVES POLICY TO CONDUCT ELECTIONS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

INEC APPROVES POLICY TO CONDUCT ELECTIONS AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Nigeria’s electoral body, the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has approved its “Policy on Conducting Elections in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic”.

INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of the Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, made this known in a statement.

He said the policy to be released on Monday next week, provides a guide for engaging various stakeholders as they prepare for the governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States, as well as some bye-elections.