The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is putting finishing touches to preparation ahead of the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.

The commission, on Tuesday said it was training Presiding Officers (POs) and Assistant Presiding Officers (APOs) in all the Local Government Areas of the state.

Anambra State consists of 21 Local Government Areas.

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The job of the Presiding Officer (PO) is to oversee a polling unit and conducts election there. He/she is supported by other election officials.

The Presiding Officer receives materials from the Electoral Officer (EO) on the eve of elections and distributes materials to all the polling units.

The incumbent governor, Mr Willie Obiano, and 36 other candidates/parties will be contesting the seat of power in the Anambra governorship election scheduled for November 18.

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