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INEC redeploys two RECs, eight senior officials

The redeployed RECs according to Mr Okoye were Dr Cyril Omorogbe from Cross River to Akwa-Ibom; and Dr Alalibo Sinikiem from Edo to Rivers.

• August 16, 2022
INEC Photo (Credit: Punch Newspapers)
INEC Photo (Credit: Punch Newspapers)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has redeployed two Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) and eight directorate level members of staff.

The commission disclosed this in a statement by National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye in Abuja on Tuesday.

The redeployed RECs according to Mr Okoye were Dr Cyril Omorogbe from Cross River to Akwa-Ibom; and Dr Alalibo Sinikiem from Edo to Rivers.

The eight directors redeployed were Paul Omokore from Planning and Monitoring Department, Headquarters to be the Director of ICT at the Headquarters, Abuja.

Also the Director of ICT, Chidi Nwafor, has been redeployed from the headquarters to Enugu as the state Administrative Secretary.

Similarly, Mr Chima, the Administrative Secretary, Anambra State was directed to resume as the Director, Planning and Monitoring Department, Headquarters, Abuja; while Jude Okwuanu, the Administrative Secretary of Enugu State, has been moved to Anambra State as the state Administrative Secretary.

Others include Usman Wase, the acting Director, Human Resource Management, Headquarters redeployed as acting Administrative Secretary, Nasarawa State; while Salisu Garba the Director in the Electoral Operations Department was deployed to take over as Director Procurement, Headquarters, Abuja.

The commission also redeployed the acting Administrative Secretary, Waziri Zanna FCT, to be acting Director, Human Resource Management, Headquarters, Abuja.

The statement also said that Godwin Edibo, the acting Administrative Secretary of Nasarawa State is to resume as the acting Administrative Secretary of FCT.

Mr Okoye explained that the redeployment was in line with the extant policy.

He said that the redeployments/postings take immediate effect, while handing and taking over should be concluded on/or before Friday August 26.

Mr Okoye recalled that on March 24, the commission redeployed 385 members of staff nationwide.

He said that redeployment and posting was a routine exercise.


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