Bribery: INEC suspends 202 staff, places them on half salary

The Indepedent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended 202 personnel who were indicted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly receiving  the N23 billion bribe ahead of the 2015 general elections, Punch reports.

INEC National Commissioner in charge South West, Solomon Soyebi made the disclosure during a press briefing in Abuja.

The personnel have also been placed on half salaries indefinitely pending their prosecution by the security agencies.

The commission had earlier suspended 23 electoral officers who were indicted by the Joint Police/DSS report on the Rivers rerun election on March 9, 2017.

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