19 INEC officials rescued from kidnappers, election materials still with abductors
Nineteen ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) kidnapped this Saturday morning, March 18, 2023, in Imo State have been rescued.
They were kidnapped in Ideato Local Government Area of Imo State but Rotimi Oyekanmi, the Chief Press Secretary of INEC Chairman informed journalists around 12 noon that they have been rescued, though election materials seized by the kidnappers are still missing.
” I just got a call now … They were rescued but without the election materials. We are waiting for the details,” he stated.