Body of missing INEC staff found dumped on the road in Anambra

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the death of its staff declared missing on Wednesday, 28th September 2022.

Festus Okoye Esq, National Commissioner and Chairman,Information and Voter Education Committee of INEC said in a statement on Friday that the body of missing staff, Duruocha Osita Joel, was found where it was dumped by unknown persons.

He said ” On Wednesday, 28th September 2022, the Commission’s Administrative Secretary in Anambra State, Mr. Okwuonu Jude, reported the disappearance of a staff, Mr. Duruocha Osita Joel, a Principal Executive Officer II on Grade Level 10. 

“On Thursday, 29th September, the Administrative Secretary further informed the Commission that Mr. Duruocha’s dead body was found along Isu-Aniocha-Urum road in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, where unknown persons dumped him.

“Other staff members of the Commission, Duruocha’s brother and the Police have evacuated the body and deposited same in the morgue. The Police and other security agencies have commenced an investigation to determine the circumstances that led to Duruocha’s disappearance and eventual death.”

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