Edo Governorship: INEC to deploy 18,511 personnel
Nick Dazang, Abuja;
Ahead of the Edo Governorship election scheduled for Saturday, 10th September, 2016, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to deploy eighteen thousand five hundred and eleven personnel (18,511).
Edo state which is made up of eighteen (18) Local Government Areas (LGAs), has a total of1,925,105 registered voters; 192 Registration Areas (RAs); 2,627 Polling Units (Pus); and4,011 Voting Points (VPs).
The Commission will deploy 1 Returning Officer; 18 Local Government Area Collation Officers; 192 Registration Area Collation Officers; 263 Supervisory Presiding Officers; 2,627 Presiding Officers 12, 036 Assistant Presiding Officers (APOs) I, II and III; 2,530 Assistant Presiding Officers (VP); 728 Reserve APOs (5%); 19 LGA Supervisors + 1 HQ Reserve; and97 RA Cluster Supervisors + HQ 1 Reserve (2RAs/Supervisor).