Rivers Re-run: INEC Offers Automatic Job To Injured Corps Member

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has offered automatic employment for a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) who lost her sight during the 2011 general elections in Yobe State.

Similarly, the commission promised to fully participate in the burial programme of Okonta Samuel, a? corps member who lost his life in last Saturday’s re-run elections in Rivers State.

These were disclosed by the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmoud Yakubu when he paid a condolence visit to the Director-General of the NYSC, Brig-General Johnson Olawumi on Tuesday.

Professor Yakubu, who regretted the circumstances, which led to the unfortunate death of the corps member, praised the services of youth corps members in the conduct of elections.

He said the commission appreciates their invaluable services to the nation, and restated that INEC would continue to guarantee the safety of corps members participating in the conduct of election.

Credit: DailyTimes

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