By Chuks Okocha
The Chairman of the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, yesterday counseled workers of the fee and safety businesses for the peaceable conduct of the Ondo State governorship election.
In a message of appreciation for his or her efforts, the INEC boss mentioned: “On behalf of the fee, I wish to sincerely thank all our workers for the profitable conduct of the Ondo State governorship election.
“Your collective and selfless efforts made the achievement that we recorded in Ondo State on October 10 and earlier in Edo State on September 19 doable.
“Certainly, the commendations, coming from appreciative Nigerians, had been because of your dedication to not solely shun all types of temptation, however to additionally uphold INEC’s coverage, imaginative and prescient and mission in addition to to do the precise factor.
“The sacrifices are monumental, far past the decision of responsibility, which generally require lengthy absence out of your respective households, in addition to taking dangers. It’s thus a factor of pleasure that your efforts haven’t been in useless.”
He additionally thanked all of the ad-hoc workers, comprising members of the Nationwide Youth Service Corps (NYSC), workers of federal establishments, college lecturers and others, who served in numerous capacities.
Yakubu additional mentioned within the appreciation message that: “Our gratitude additionally goes to the safety businesses, the Presidential Activity Drive on COVID-19, the Nationwide Peace Committee, growth companions, civil society organisations, conventional and spiritual leaders in addition to the media for his or her invaluable assist. Thanks all very a lot certainly.”
The INEC chairman mentioned the fee stays dedicated to credible elections as it should conduct 15 bye-elections in 11 states of the federation on October 31, 2020.