INEC gives clarification on 2020 recruitment

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to the circulation of letters of employment.

The commission, in a terse statement posted on its verified Twitter page on Saturday, warned Nigerians to be careful, adding that it was currently not conducting any recruitment exercise.

The statement read in part: “Our attention has been drawn to the circulation of purported letters of employment/appointment.”

The commission described the letters making the rounds as a scam and advised affected members of the public to report to security agencies.

“Members of the public are hereby advised/warned that the commission suspended its recruitment programme in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic,” the statement added.

Meanwhile, INEC has announced that elections in Edo and Ondo States would still take place despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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