The INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has promised automatic employment for National Youth Service Corps members who distinguished themselves during the last general elections.
He made the promise on Monday in Abuja at an event organised by the European delegation to Nigeria.
Professor Yakubu said elections cannot hold in Nigeria without the NYSC.
At the event, 75 Youth Corps members who served as ad-hoc staff in the 2019 elections, were presented with computers, phones and kits used by EU observers during the polls.
Speaking earlier, the Head of the European Union delegation to Nigeria, Ketil Karlsen, paid tribute to members of the corps who put their lives on the line in service to their country.
He said the move, the first of its kind by the EU is a “thank you gesture”.
The Envoy noted his amazement at the calm and composed manner with which Corps members handled what were sometimes difficult conditions and voters