The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed the total number of workers it would need for 2019 general election.
INEC said it would need almost a million workers, but added that most of its staff would be ad-hoc.
INEC’s Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Prince Solomon Soyebi, also disclosed to Punch that the commission only has staff strength of 16,000.
Soyebi added that INEC staff would all be insured.
Soyebi stated, “We conduct our elections with many officials. Next year, it may be close to a million people.
“What I want to assure you is that most of the work we do is done by a variety of staff most of whom are ad hoc. INEC has a staff strength of over 16, 000.”