2019 Elections: Oyo REC warns staff against electoral malpractices


The new Resident Electoral Commissioner in Oyo State, Mr Mutiu Agboke, has warned staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) against engaging in electoral malpractices during the 2019 general elections.

Agboke gave the warning in Ibadan on Friday during a meeting with heads of departments and electoral officers of the 33 Local Government Areas of the state.

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

The commissioner, who resumed duty on Jan. 25, urged the staff to remain impartial and be ready to provide a level-playing field to all stakeholders during elections.

“We must rise to make the process free and credible because electorates in the state expect much from us.

“Mind what you say and who you relate with as we cannot afford to let the electorate down,’’ Agboke said.

The INEC REC said that 139, 225…

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