INEC Recruitment: Assistant Presiding Officer (APO) Positions

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was established by the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to among other things organize elections into various political offices in the country.

Job Title: Assistant Presiding Officer (APO)
Location: 36 states in Nigeria and FCT Abuja

Job Requirements

  • A penultimate student of a Federal/State tertiary institution in Nigeria; Or
  • A staff of an MDA with an OND qualification; Or
  • A former corps member (Not later than 2017 batch)

What should I have before registering?

Before you register on this platform, ensure you have the following ready:

  • A functional email address.
  • A functioning mobile phone number.
  • A personal account number.
  • A recent and clear plain background passport photograph not larger than 50KB.
  • Contact details of referee such as email address and phone number.
  • A valid means of identification (Staff ID No./ Student ID No).
  • An NYSC Call-up Number for former corps members from 2017.

Application Closing Date: Not Specified.

Application Procedure

  1. If you have not created an account or registered on this platform, then follow the steps below; Review the requirements for the available position.
  2. You are expected to go through the requirements for all available Election staff position to determine your Eligibility
  3. Click on “Register” and follow the instructions.
  4. Check your email for an account verification link and password:
  5. Note: if mail is not found on your INBOX folder, kindly check SPAM or send a mail to: [email protected] Click the account verification link sent to your email to activate your account
  6. Change your Password: After changing your password, you are automatically logged into the portal and presented with an application form. Fill the Application form: his form is segmented into three (3) section; Personal Information, Contact Information and Bank Details. Ensure you fill in your details correctly. You will not be allowed to edit details once they are submitted.
  7. Upload your passport photograph: You are required to upload a recent plain background passport photograph. Please make sure the size is not larger than 50KB. Fill in the details of your referees
  8. Check the Attestation Box: Every information provided, will be subjected to validation from your source institutions/organization/referees
  9. Submit the Application
  10. Print your Acknowledgement Slip: Print your acknowledgment slip. You will need this for the final verification.
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  • Returning enrollees should enroll based on the appropriate category that currently applies to them.
  • All submissions are FINAL. Please be sure to review your information thoroughly before you submit.
  • Deployment would be done based on your selected state of residence.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should visit

Other INEC Positions Opened

  1. INEC Recruitment: Graduate Presiding Officer (PO) Positions
  2. INEC Recruitment: Registration Area Technical Support (RATECH) Positions
  3. INEC Recruitment: Supervisory Presiding Officer (SPO) Positions  
  4. INEC Recruitment: Registration Area Center (RAC) Manager Positions

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