By Omeiza Ajayi – Abuja
As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, resumes partially from the Covid-19 lockdown, the commission has barred staff who are above 58 years and with underlying health conditions from resumption.
The measure which is to shield such staff from unnecessary exposure to the risk of contracting the virus, also bars pregnant staff and nursing mothers from resuming.
INEC disclosed this in a statement issued Thursday in Abuja and signed by a National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.
He said the Commission met on Thursday and deliberated on the step by step protocol for the resumption of activities and operations as well as preparations for the conduct of the Edo and Ondo Governorship…