June 20, 2013

Elections Office staff dismissed

17:31 Today (June 20, 2013)

Several staff from the Elections Office was dismissed from their posts recently.

Minister for Elections, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum confirms they have been terminated after discrepancies were discovered at the Elections Office.

"There have been couple of people who did not follow certain processes and procedures that have been set out and clearly the Elections Office will need to ensure that proper processes are adhered to in that office. There were some discrepancies that were discovered and appropriate action was taken.

Asked whether staff were sacked, Sayed-Khaiyum said certain contracts have been terminated.

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