INEC denies reports on arrest of its officials by DSS

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has denied reports going round that DSS arrested some INEC officials for questioning over the postponement of this year’s general elections by a week.

The chairman of the electoral body revealed this while speaking to stakeholders at the National Election Collation Centre, located at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja.

Yakubu said: “No commissioner of INEC was picked by DSS. No commissioner’s house was raided. The commissioner they are talking about is now (Tuesday) in his office working at the commission’s headquarters.”

Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria ( He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on
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