By Omeiza Ajayi
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has denied the arrest of some staff of its Information and Communication Technology, ICT unit by operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, on the suspicion of leaking official secrets to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar.
INEC’s Director in charge of Voter Education, Publicity, Gender and Civil Society Liaison, Oluwole Osaze-Uzi told Saturday Vanguard that there was nothing of such, describing the report as a social media hoax.
“There is nothing like that. We saw it on Thursday and it trended a little. Our staff are intact. None of them was picked by the DSS, but you may also wish to clarify with the DSS. In fact, when I drew the attention of the INEC Chairman to it, he also dismissed it,” said Osaze-Uzi.
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