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No pay, no work – INEC Ad hoc Staff refuse to work in Lagos

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Some Independent national Electoral Commission, INEC ad hoc staff deployed to some polling units in the state have refused to commence voting operation.

At a Registration Area Centre (RAC) in Anifowose Primary School in Ikeja, the ad-hoc staff, mostly youth corps members, appeared not to be interested in the election duty.

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No pay, no work – INEC Ad hoc Staff refuse to work in Lagos

Some of them noted that apart from the election duty being tedious, they had not received their allowances as earlier promised.

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They, therefore, insisted that they would not leave the RAC until their allowances were paid but after much agitation, however, the INEC officials were seen sharing cash.

Thereafter, the ad-hoc staff began to leave the centre with voting materials for their various Polling Units.

In other parts of the state, there have protests by the ad-hoc staff that they would not work if they are not paid their allowance of N10,000.

Some of the areas affected Agege, Ikeja, Kosofe, Oshodi and others.

 

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