INEC To Begin Post-Elections Review July 4


Abuja  – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will hold a post-elections review for the just-concluded 2023 polls from July 4 to August 5, 2023.

In a statement on Thursday by the commission’s spokesman, Festus Okoye, the electoral umpire said the review will commence with a meeting of the Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) and end with the commission’s retreat.

The commission has been holding these review meetings after every general elections since 2011.

According to the electoral umpire, the review will focus on all aspects of the electoral activities before, during and after the elections.

“The review will involve the Commission’s officials at National and State levels as well as stakeholders with a view to learning lessons and charting the way forward,” INEC stated.

“At State level, the internal review will involve the Commission’s regular and ad hoc staff, including RECs, the 774 Electoral Officers, Heads of Departments, Administrative Secretaries as well as some Presiding Officers and Collation/Returning Officers.

“The external engagement will involve critical stakeholders such as political parties, security agencies, election observers, the media and service providers such as transporters that facilitated the movement of personnel and materials for the election.”


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