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MARCH 18 ELECTION: We Didn’t Remove Igbo Staff From Election Duty In Lagos – INEC


MARCH 18 ELECTION: We Didn’t Remove Igbo Staff From Election Duty In Lagos – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied allegations that it excluded people from the south east and south south from participating as Ad-hoc staff in the forthcoming March 18, 2023 governorship and State House of Assembly election in Lagos state.

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A statement signed by Mrs Tadese Adenike, HOD Voter Education and Publicity for INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner in Lagos state on Wednesday said the allegations were fabricated to tarnish the image of the Commission and the REC in the state.


The statement explained that because two elections will be conducted on Saturday, INEC reduced the number of ad-hoc staff from 738 to 427.

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“The forthcoming Governorship and House of Assembly will only require the services of 427 Collation Officers because only two elections are involved.


“It is pertinent to state unequivocally that members of staff that are Igbos were all returned to work as Collation Officers in the forthcoming elections while SPOs (Supervisory Presiding Officers) maintained their positions” the statement read in part.

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