The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has inaugurated a sub-committee to review election security strategies.
The commission’s Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi in a statement, said the nine-member committee was inaugurated by INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu in Abuja.
According to the statement, members of the committee chaired by INEC National Commissioner Tijani Mu’azu, were drawn from the Department of State Services, DSS; Office of the Chief of Defense Staff, Nigeria Police Force, as well as the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC.
Other members of the committee were from the Federal Road Safety Corps FRSC and Office of the National Security Adviser NSA.
It also listed INEC National Commissioners Okechukwu Ibeanu and Mohammed Lecky as members of the committee.
It quoted Mahmood, represented by Mu’azu, at the ceremony as stressing the need to review existing election security strategies to advance the course of violence-free polls.