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True, INEC official caught with election materials in Kogi

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CLAIM: Twitter user, Kelechi Favour (@kclove_diamond), shared an AIT video capturing a staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) caught with ballot papers and election materials in Olamaboro, Kogi State.

FINDING: The NFC contacted a Connected Development (CODE) observer, Umar Muhammed, in Kogi, who confirmed that the incident occurred. He explained that the man alleged a local government Chairman directed him to commit the act. The video is featured on AIT Live’s YouTube page. 

VERDICT: Correct

SOURCES: AIT Live and CODE observer

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