INEC dismisses 3 workers over theft of PVCs on January 15, 2015 at 4:08 pm


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday announced the dismissal of two of its officials for alleged theft of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

In its daily Bulletin issued in Abuja, the commission said that the officers allegedly committed the offences in its Patani Local Government Area office of Delta.

It gave the names of the affected staff members as Mr Collins Omofoma and Mr Onome Avbunudiogba.

The bulletin added that the commission also terminated the appointment of Mrs Obi Chinwoke Ugochi, an Administrative Officer in its office in Anambra.

The commission explained that Ugochi was relieved of her duty for alleged absence from duty without leave.

According to the bulletin, the dismissal and termination were part of the outcome of the commission’s meeting on Jan. 8.


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