12 INEC Staff At Large in Imo

By Anolu Vincent

Twelve ad hoc workers of the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) in Imo State are now at large. They alleged to have carted away electoral materials during the April 11 governorship election in the state.

The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr. Gabriel Ada, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the re-run election coming up onSaturday, April 25, in 23 local government areas in the state.

Ada, however, did not mention the number of INEC workers who were involved in election malpractices in the previous election, adding that the police in the state are investigation their offences. He assured that those found guilty at the end of the day would be charged to court.

He warned both INEC staff and their ad hoc workers to be mindful of Saturdaysupplementary elections in 250 polling units.

Dr. Ada gave the total number of votes expected in the 250 polling units as 148,407 while 113,803 persons collected their permanent voter cards (PVCs) in the 250 polling units.

The REC disclosed that each of the polling units would be manned by 10 policemen to checkmate malpractices.


Source: Daily Independent