The appointive commission, INEC, has proclaimed 30 of its staff missing. The specially appointed staff partook in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship political decision. They were presented on Olamaboro Local Government Area (LGA) by the commission.
They were announced missing around 1 a.m. on Sunday during the last gathering of results in the nearby government.
The missing INEC staff incorporate Presiding Officers (POs) and Assistant Presiding Officers (APOs) of surveying units in Imane ward 1 and 2 of Olamaboro LGA of Kogi State.
Many of the ad-hoc staff used by INEC are corps members of the NYSC.
Just as the whereabouts of the officials are unknown, results from the polling units where they served have also been declared missing.
Announcing the development, the LGA Election Officer, in-charge of collating and announcing the local government’s results, Garba Mahmood, said the INEC ad-hoc staff were reported missing after the observation of some police officers who raised concern that they were last seen shortly after voting ended at 2 p.m. on Saturday.