Kwara REC: We’ll Correct Electoral Flaws In Future Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara State, Malam Garbage Attahiru-Madami says the Commission was determined to correct all noticeable electoral flaws recorded during the 2019 General Elections in future elections in the state.

The REC said this on Monday at INEC office in Ilorin while declaring open a two-day refresher training of all Local Government Training Officers (LGTO)drawn from the 16 LGAs of the state.

Attahiru-Madami therefore charged participants at the training to show demonstrable knowledge of the electoral process and the ability to organise and conduct elections.

He said the aim of the training was to perfect the electoral precess so that INEC staff can produce perfect election.

“The training will also enable us to correct lapses discovered during the last election so as to enable staff to conduct election with less flaw,” the REC added.

According to him, the training which was held in all the 36 states and Abuja was in line with INEC’s objective of training and retraining of its staff to build their capacity.

“The Electoral Training Study Cycle (ETSC), was introduced by The Electoral Institute aimed at training all INEC staff on Electoral Processes,” he said.

Attaihuru-Madami said another four-day  training of 20 selected staff at INEC state office and eight selected LGA Staff at Senatorial levels would commence on Wed, Aug 28 at Ilorin, Shao and Omu-Araan.

He added that topics such as; Legal framework of Election administration, Electoral system design and Election Management Bodies (EMB) would be discussed at the training. Others are Election cycle, Election stakeholders and Election and Governance