Monday, February 23, 2015

INEC boss to meet National Security Adviser toay


The Independent National Electoral commission  Prof Attahiru Jega will today meet with the team of NSA, Military,and Para Military organisation on security for the election

This will be the first meeting since the postponement of the election.according to INEC source the meeting is to equip the commission on the state of the Nation  Security in readiness for the election

“We are holding an Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) session to update ourselves on the state of the nation’s security and the electoral commission’s preparedness.

This is the first meeting we are having since the polls shift  due to security reasons. All the parties will lay the cards on the table and consider what still ought to be done.”

“We want to know the status of the security in the Northeast. We do not want to wait till the last minute. All the National Commissioners of INEC are also expected to be in attendance

Representatives of the Defence Headqurters (DHQ), Army, Air Force, Navy, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Directorate of State Security (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Commission (NSCDC), Customs Service, Immigration Service, Fire Service and Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) are expected to attend the meeting as part of the ICCES

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