The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it plans to recruit People living With Disabilities (PLWDs) as part of its adhoc staff for the forthcoming general election in Zamfara.
INEC Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Dr Asmau Maikudi, disclosed this at a meeting with the PLWDs in Gusau, on Thursday.
“The general election will involve all Nigerians and we want to be sure that Nigerians participate in all our activities, most especially, voting by eligible voters who have collected their Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs).
“l however want you to know that only those who have the requirements to serve as ad hoc staff for the election will be considered for recruitment as ad hock staff,” Maikudi said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a team of European Union (EU) election observers also attended the meeting and commended INEC for its preparations for smooth conduct of the election.