NYSC gives terms for use of corps members in Edo polls

FOR fear of violence in the July 2012 Edo State governorship elections, Director General of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Nnamdi Okore-Affia, yesterday said the scheme might not deploy corps members to serve as electoral officers unless there is a guarantee from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the safety of the youth. The development came as politicians in the state were urged to eschew all acts of violence during and after the polls. Brig.-Gen. Okore ...
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Added May 31, 2012
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