Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission Job Recruitment 2021

Title: Poll Clerk (PC) | Location: Lagos | Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission LASIEC

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, according to the provisions of section 5 (a) – (i) of LASIEC Law No. 18, 2008 empowers the commission to organise, undertake and supervise all elections to Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas within the state. The Commission invites applications for election Ad-hoc personnel.

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STATUTORY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMMISSION

According to the provisions of section 5 (a) – (i) of LASIEC Law No. 18, 2008, the functions of the commission shall be to:

  • Organise, undertake and supervise all elections to Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas within the state;
  • Render such advice as it may consider necessary to the Independent National Electoral Commission on the compilation of the register of voters;
  • Provide guidelines to political parties stipulating the rules and procedure for the conduct of Local Government elections in the state;
  • Conduct voter and civic education;
  • Promote knowledge of sound democratic election processes;
  • Conduct any referendum or plebiscite required to be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the 1999 Constitution of Nigeria or any law of the State House of Assembly;
  • Prepare and submit its budget directly to the State House of Assembly;
  • Liaise directly with the Commissioner of Police, Director State Security Service and other relevant security bodies that may facilitate violence-free election fair elections;
  • Consult regularly with all registered political parties in the State and ensure free flow of information from the Commission to Stakeholders;
  • Appoint a lawyer to defend the Commission and prosecute anyone who violates the provisions of the Law;
  • Assign poll clerks and orderlies in respect of each polling station or unit to assist at the poll; and
  • Carry out such other functions as may be conferred on it by Law

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess any of the following qualifications: School Certificate, GCE, OND or their equivalents.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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