A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Anambra State, Okwuonu Jude, has been found dead along Isu-Aniocha-Urum road in Awka North Local Government Area of the state.
This was disclosed in a press statement signed by the National Commissioner, INEC, Festus Okoye on Friday.
According to the statement, the disappearance of Jude was reported on September 28, 2022 to the commission and the next day, he was found dead.
His body has been evacuated and the police have commenced investigation to unravel the circumstance that led to his death.
The statement read, “On Wednesday, September 28, 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.”