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Reps member wants INEC staff investigated

A member, House of Representatives representing Ohaji-Egbema/Oguta/Oru West Federal Constituency of Imo, Uju Kingsley has called for investigation into the activities of INEC staff in his constituency during Saturday’s election.

The lawmaker told House of Representatives Press Corps in Abuja, that was alleged plot by some politicians to undermine the National Assembly elections in his constituency.

He called on INEC to invite the Returning Electoral Officer REC of Imo and all the INEC staff that worked in the constituency for questioning to ascertain the true situation of things.

“I appeal to the INEC Chairman, this is the time for us to reshape the class and quality of people we employ at INEC either as Ad hoc or permanent staff.

Mr Kingsley alleged that the elections were not conducted in many wards in his constituency as a result of insecurity and late arrival of INEC staff and materials.

Reporting by Ibrahim Shehu; Editing by Oluwaseyi Ajibade & Adeniyi Bakare