Our officials were sexually assaulted during last election ....INEC cries out 1

Our officials were sexually assaulted during last election ….INEC cries out

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Our officials were sexually assaulted during last election ....INEC cries out 2

The Independent National Electoral Commission has acknowledged that some of its officials who worked during the presidential and National Assembly elections of February 23 experienced threats, harassment, intimidation, assault, abduction and rape.

The Commission directed its Resident Electoral Commissioners to submit comprehensive reports of the incidents to it for appropriate action.

This was part of the decisions taken by INEC during its meeting held on Thursday, February 28, 2019 with Resident Electoral Commissioners in Abuja to review the presidential and National Assembly elections.

The meeting, according to a statement issued earlier today by INEC National Commissioner and Chairman of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, was also to assess preparations for the governorship, state houses of Assembly and the Federal Capital Territory Area Council elections scheduled for Saturday, March 9, 2019.

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