The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room in Kogi State, under the Coordinator-ship of Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR) facilitated by Idris Miliki Abdul, has organized a one day training for 79 observers that will be deploy to the 21 Local Government Areas of Kogi State.
In a statement by Idris Miliki Abdul,
the Nigeria Situation Room (SR),
Kogi State, they will observe and report on the conducts of Elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the 25th February and 11st March, 2023 respectively.
The statement in full
The Nigeria Situation Room is a coalition of Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) in Nigeria that has his members in all 36 states and Federal Capital Territory FCT. As the 2023 General Elections draw closer, and to encourage credibility in the electoral process, particularly in the Election Day, were an independent report will be submitted.
The Situation Room in Kogi State under the Coordinator-ship of Conscience for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR) facilitated by Idris Miliki Abdul, organize a one day training for 79 observers that have been trained and shall be deploy to the 21 Local Government Areas of Kogi State. That will observe and report on the conducts of Elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the 25th February and 11st March, 2023 respectively.
In attendance was the representative of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in person of Haliru Haruna Sule, Head of Voters’ Education and Publicity, who represented the Resident Electoral Commissioner. In his remarks, he commended the effort of the Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in partnership with INEC towards the conduct of Free, Fair and Credible Elections. He assured the organizers and participants that elections shall hold as scheduled and solicit for continuous collaboration among stakeholders towards a successful elections.
The Training future Importance and Objectives of Election Observation, the rights and responsibility of observers particularly on Elections Day. Processes and Filing of Election Reports, Electronic Format of transferring reports to Situation Room National Secretariat on Election Day, which include incident reports and other relevant information that can help the Election process.
Role Play was conducted on the use of BVAS and the Role of Presiding Officers and Voters on Election Day. At the end of the training, observers kits were distributed to all the participants.
With the successful conclusion of this training exercise, the Situation Room in Kogi and its observers are fully ready to observe the 2023 elections in Kogi State.
We call on Nigerians to be patient and work for the success of 2023 Elections by participating actively and vote for candidate and party of their choice without inducement of any kind. And to restrain from electoral Violence. As election is a contest between parties and individuals, and call on politicians and their supporters to follow the rules of the Election Game diligently.