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INEC sacks nine senior officers

By The Citizen

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the dismissal of eight members of its staff and terminated the appointment of one employee.

The announcement was contained in a memo signed by the commission's  Director of Human Resources Manager, Mr. Musa Adamu, and published in the Wednesday's edition of 'INEC Daily Bulletin.'

Those dismissed include Mr. Martin Yakwo (Admin. Officer II) on GL 08 (INEC Benue State); Esther Francis Ita (Senior Executive Officer), GL 09 (INEC Akwa Ibom State); Imelda E. Akpan (Admin. Officer I) GL 09 (INEC Akwa Ibom State); Ogudo Esther N. (Assistant Executive Officer) GL 06 (INEC Akwa Ibom); and Mrs. Eberewariye A. Sharon (Admin. Officer)  GL 09 (INEC FCT).

Others are, Mrs. Makir Dzakpe Helena (Principal Admin Officer); GL 12 (INEC Nasarawa State); Akonjom Nsed Ayip (Assistant Chief Engineer) GL 13 (INEC Cross River State) and Miss Oyedokun Taye Risikat (Admin. Officer II) (INEC Osun State.

The appointment of Mr. Adebore Murtala Adesina (Higher Executive Officer) GL 08, (INEC Osun State)) was terminated by INEC. - Punch.

Although there are yet no details as to the offences of the affected workers, it was however gathered that it was in preparation for the 2015 general elections.