Missing INEC staff found dead in Anambra

A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Duruocha Osita Joel, who was reported missing by the electoral body has been found dead in Anambra.

The Commission’s Administrative Secretary in Anambra State, Okwuonu Jude, had reported the disappearance of the staff who is a Principal Executive Officer II on Grade Level 10.

A statement by INEC announcing the unfortunate event read; “On Wednesday, 28th September 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 Joel’s dead body was found along Isu-Aniocha-Urum road in the Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, where unknown persons dumped him.

“Other staff members of the Commission, Duruocha’s brother and the Police have evacuated the body and deposited same in the morgue. The Police and other security agencies have commenced an investigation to determine the circumstances that led to Duruocha’s disappearance and eventual death.”

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