The Taraba State office of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has discovered that ineligible person have been registered by some of its officials in the ongoing continuous voters registration exercise.
According to a statement posted on it Twitter handle and signed by Fabian YameVwamhi, Head, INEC Voters Education and Publicity, Taraba said, “Taraba state office has queried the electoral officers as well as the registration officer for the registration center and has drawn the attention of the security agencies for further investigation and possible prosecution of all found to be involved, including INEC staff.”
INEC was lambasted for alleged underage voters scandal, videos of which went viral after the recent local government polls in Kano State
Professor Mahmood Yakubu, the National Chairman of INEC quickly empanelled the eight-man committee led by Abubakar Nahuche, an engineer, to “ascertain if the voter register requested by the Kano State Independent Electoral Commission, KSIEC, was actually used in the election,” and make any other recommendations towards unravelling the affront to our democracy.
The empanelled eight-man committee recently said the alleged underage voters scandal, videos was from Kenya.