Tunde Oguntola (Leadership)
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday redeployed two Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) and eight directorate level staff.
The commission had earlier redeployed 385 staff nationwide, as part of efforts to ensure efficient and optimal performance. The affected staff were either serving in their states of origin or have served for between 10 and 32 years in the same state.
INEC in a statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday in Abuja, signed by the chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Barr. Festus Okoye said the redeployment was in line with the commission’s extant policy.
The statement said the REC Cross River State Dr Cyril Omorogbe was posted to Akwa Ibom State, while Dr Alalibo Johnson Sinikiem the REC Edo State was posted to Cross River State.
INEC in the statement titled: Redeployment Of Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECS) and Posting of Staff said the redeployments/postings take immediate effect.
“Handing and taking over should be concluded on/or before Friday 26th August 2022,” the statement added.