Inec Sack Guber Aspirant, Franklin Briyai After He Resign ‘Rec’ Job.
By Ekpegha T.
BAYELSA – There is chaotic as Nigerian’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), sack Bayelsa Guber Aspirant on the platform of APC,franklin Briyai few days after he promulgate his resignation as Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), to contest in the November Guber Election in his Homeland.
The statement signed by the National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, proclaim that the commission has not received his resignation letter, frowning at his use of the electoral umpire’s office in the state to pronounce his intention to partake in the political race.
“While it is the right of any commissioner or official of the commission to resign his or her appointment and join any political party of his/her choice and to aspire for any office or position, INEC frowns at the use of its premises or facilities for any political purpose as this is unlawful and antagonistic to the code of conduct subscribed to by all its officials.
“Following his declaration, the commission has relieved Dr. Briyai of his duties as a Resident Electoral Commissioner and withdrawn all powers authorized to him. Consequently, the Administrative Secretary of until further notice…..………………………………
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