FEO to issue contracts to Presiding officers next month
February 5, 2018 6:00 pm
Presiding officers and their assistants for this year’s General election will receive their contracts from next month once they complete their training.
The officials who were selected on merit will begin their three week training from this Thursday.
Acting Director Strategic Development and Communications Edwin Nand says the Elections Office will start issuing contracts between March 17th and 24th.
“Other Election Officials including Venue Queue Controllers, Inside Queue Controllers, Identification Officers, Ballot Paper Issuers, and Ballot Box Guard will receive their contracts from 05 March 2018 to 16 March 2018. From the 20th of February we will upload on our website the list of Election Officials for each polling station and they will have to attend to their respective FEO Divisional Offices to receive their contracts.”
The presiding officers and their assistants will be responsible for ensuring a smooth and uninterrupted conduct of polling at their respective venues.
The Elections office says it has invested in ensuring officers are fully trained and ready to deliver come election day.