INEC begins ad-hoc staff recruitment Sept 14

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said its portal for recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the 2023 general elections would be opened from September 14.

The commission disclosed this in a letter signed by A.T Yusuf, for the INEC Secretary, on Wednesday.

Yusuf said the portal would be closed on December 14, 2022 by 8:00pm.

According to the letter, the exercise, which will be launched through INECPRES, will be opened to others categories of ad-hoc staff except collation/returning officers.

The letter addressed to all Resident Electoral Commissioners, requested the cooperation of all administrative secretaries, head of departments, among others, to attain the required number of ad-hoc staff per state.

“To achieve the required number of ad-hoc staff per states, it is important that robust engagement/sensitisation by the Admin. Secs HOD EOPS/EOs & AEOS under the leadership of the RECS is commenced with the Authorities of Federal, State Tertiary Institutions and the NYSC offices (state/ government levels),” it partly read.

He also said that the INECPRES is available via two links located on the INEC website: While one is link for the Mobile App, the other leads to the web portal.

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