A staffer of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC ) in Anambra State, Okwuonu Jude, has been found dead along Isu-Aniocha-Urum road in Awka North Local Government Area of the state.
INEC National Commissioner, Festus Okoye made this statement on Friday in the state.
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.
The statement further revealed that his body was evacuated, saying the police has now launched an investigation to unravel the circumstances that led to his death.
Okoye’s statement reads in part, “On Wednesday, September 28, 2022, the commission’s Administrative Secretary in Anambra State, Mr. Okwuonu Jude, reported the disappearance of 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.”