Angola: Electoral Commission official highlights national police role

JA�lia Ferreira was speaking during a lecture about the behaviour to be adopted by the police forces before, during and after the election, as part of the festivities of the 41st anniversary of the corporation being marked this Tuesday February 28.

The official stated that it is the responsibility of the corporation to ensure the protection of the physical integrity of other electoral agents, adding that the National Police are also responsible for ensuring the transportation of electoral logistics, guarding all sensitive and non-sensitive electoral materials, as well as protecting the voting boxes.

JA�lia Ferreira also spoke of the need of police preparatory actions to cover the electoral process due to its complexity.

According to the CNE spokesperson, it is also fundamental to add a scientific academic curriculum to the National police on electoral practices.

Source: Angola Press News Agency