The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Bayelsa State Office, has rubbished a social media statement alleging that shortlisted and trained ad-hoc staff by the Commission were dropped and replaced with unknown individuals.
The commission stated that those who were successful from the recruitment exercise were contacted and camped at the various Registration Area Centers (RACs) a night to election day in preparation for deployment to their various polling units on 11th November, 2023.
This was contained in a statement signe dby Wilfred Ifogah, the HOD Voter Education & Publicity For: REC, INEC Bayelsa State.
“I wish to also inform that the Commission has a methodical approach to the recruitment, training and shortlisting of ad-hoc personnel which it cannot afford to breach or sabotage.
“Lastly, we also advise stakeholders and other citizens to be wary of similar unfounded rumours that are bound to be disseminated by persons whose interest is to undermine the Commission,” Ifogah concldued.