The National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Hajia Amina Zakari Kazaure, has assured members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) of their safety.
Amina Zakari assured the corp members in the state on Monday, February 4 when she visited the NYSC training centre in Daura, where she visited to ascertain the level of preparedness of the scheme ahead of the forthcoming general election.
The Corp members numbering up to 7000 are expected to serve as ad hoc staff for election duties in the state.
This day reports that the National Commissioner of INEC, Hajia Amina Zakari Kazaure, gave the assurance when she visited Daura NYSC training centre Monday, to ascertain the preparation of the scheme ahead of the forthcoming general election in the state.
She explained that the commission was collaborating with NYSC and security agencies to ensure that corps members on such civic duties are not exposed to harm, saying: “Your safety is our ultimate priority.”
According to her, “All the security agencies have been directed to ensure that corps members are safe during elections. Since 2011, we have seen remarkable improvement in the response of security agencies to corps members on election duties.”
The commissioner applauded the NYSC for the commitment, level of preparedness for the 2019 election and the high level of zeal demonstrated by corp members, adding that the electoral body is proud of the corp members.
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