The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, said thirty of its adhoc staff who participated in in yesterday’s governorship election in Olamaboro Local Government Area (LGA), Kogi state, are missing.
INEC declared this information through the Local Government Area’s Electoral Officer in charge of collating and announcing results, Garba Mahmood.
Mahmood said that the INEC ad-hoc workers were reported missing after some police officers raised concern that they were last seen shortly after voting ended at 2 p.m.
The missing staff were identified as Presiding Officers (POs) and Assistant Presiding Officers (APOs) of polling units in Imane ward 1 and 2 of Olamaboro LGA of Kogi State.
Mahmood added that phone calls made to their phones lines were not connecting.