Four months after elections, the Electoral Commission has still not paid its field operatives.
Well, finally, a day has been fixed to settle the workers.
According to a press release dated 6th April 2021, all the 2020 field operatives would be settled by 30th April 2021.
The EC says they are working assiduously with the Ministry of Finance to make sure everyone gets settles.
Read full statement below:
PAYMENT TO ELECTION 2020 FIELD OPERATIVES
The Electoral Commission wishes to Inform all its 2020 Field Operatives that it is working with the Ministry of Finance to ensure that monies due them are paid by the 30th of April, 2021.
The Commission regrets the delay in effecting the payments and assures all Field Operatives that arrangements are being made to ensure the timely release of funds.
The Commission thanks its hard working and dedicated team of Field Operatives who lived by its motto and contributed to making the 2020 Elections successful, transparent, timely, credible and peaceful.