The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said it would punish special staff or gathering staff who may be deemed incompetent after holding the presidential and congressional elections on Wednesday. Seven weeks ago.
INEC President Professor Mahmood Yakubu announced this during a meeting with the Resident Electoral Commissioners, REC on Saturday in Abuja.
That would start with not engaging those involved in misconduct in the state gubernatorial election next Saturday, he said.
“All staff found to be negligent, whether they are regular or ad hoc officials, including Collation and Returning Officers, must not be involved in forthcoming elections.
“RECs must also immediately initiate disciplinary action where prima facie evidence of wrongdoing has been established,
Yakubu also told the RECs that it was important for the electoral body to review performances from Saturday’s election.
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