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INEC Hands Over Electoral Officer To Police

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A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Imo State has been handed over to the police for infractions.
The development was confirmed on Sunday by the Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu.
Yakubu said: “All election duty personnel have sworn to an oath of neutrality.
“We have reports of possible dereliction of duty by some electoral officials.
“They refused to activate or deploy the smart card readers.
“The failure to fully account for materials for the elections, absconding from duty and a host of other infractions.
“In Imo State, one of our Electoral Officers had already been handed over to the Police.
“We will not tolerate violations against or by our own officials.”

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