INEC RESPONDS TO NEWS OF STAFF ARRESTED BY DSS

Written by on February 20, 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission has denied reports that six of its senior staff were said to have been arrested by operatives of the  Department of State Security (DSS).

Responding to media reports, INEC Chairman, Mahmood  Yakubu emphasised that no director or national commissioner of the commission has been arrested .

It will be recalled that six senior staff members of the commission, including Professor Okechukwu Ibeano, Mr. Festus Okoye, Mr. Osaze Uzi and others, were said to have been invited by DSS for a chat.

Meanwhile,Yakubu stated that no commissioner of the commission was picked up by any security agency, adding that all the commissioners reported for duty today.


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