I’m Not Working For Any Party – Briyai, Cross River REC

Dr Frankland Briyai, the Cross River State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) has debunked reports in the online media that he was working in favour of one of the political parties in the state.

While addressing reporters in Calabar, Briyai described such reports as fake news, saying no one has ever confronted him on the matter.

He assured that all materials for the elections were safe.

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He said:

“We took all our sensitive materials to all the local government areas, and when the elections were postponed, the same security people who took the materials stayed with them and eventually brought them back to the central point.

“All the smart card readers had been returned and reconfigured,” he said.


Briyai said the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was fully ready to discharge its duties.

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“We have sensitive materials ready. Non-sensitive materials ready. Ad hoc staff recruited. Security perfected.

“Everything perfected. What we are waiting for are the times and date of movement.

“I don’t think we would have any problems in terms of the forthcoming elections,” he said.

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I’m Not Working For Any Party - Briyai, Cross River REC