Thursday, 12 December, 2019

Family Of Late Corps Member Killed During Election, Received N1.9M Cheque From INEC

presented a cheque of N1.9 million to the family of Late corps member, Miss Kemisola Adeniran.. The cheque was presented to the deceased’s next of kin sister, Mrs Folasade Adeyemi, at INEC office in Ibadan on Tuesday.

Recall that the late Adeniran, died in February in road accident while returning home from INEC training was serving in Ona-Ara Local Government Area of Oyo State.

According to Dr Mutiu Agboke, the State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), said that the commission had acted in line with its life insurance policy for election officials, including adhoc personnel before during elections.

“On behalf of the commission entire INEC staff in Oyo State, I wish to express my profound deep regret for the loss of our illustrious daughter/corps member.

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“We also express the sincere condolence of the commission to the family over this irreparable loss.
“Though the commission’s insurance policy makes provision for both permanent adhoc staff, nothing can be counted worthy for the life lost.

“This presentation of token is just to cushion the effect of this irreparable loss to the deceased family,” he said.

The REC appreciated the invaluable services rendered corps members, saying that INEC would continue to honour its part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NYSC. He enjoined all stakeholders, particularly the media security agencies, to collaborate with INEC to establish violence-free electioneering process. Agboke called on politicians to eschew both electoral political violence, urging them supporters to desist from fake news as well as hate speeches

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