The nation’s electoral empire, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC has clarified its announcement on the sack of the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC in Cross River State, Frankland Briyai.

Briyai had earlier announced his resignation to contest the November 16th governorship election in Bayelsa State.

NEC National Commissioner and Director of Voter Education Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi

INEC National Commissioner and Director of Voter Education Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi said the commission does not have the authority to take such action. He explained that INEC could only delegate power, duties, and responsibilities.

He added that the Commissioner’s duty, powers, and responsibility have been delegated by INEC. ����jL