EFCC ARRESTS 14 SUSPECTED VOTE BUYERS IN IMO, BAYELSA AND KOGI STATES
Written by Tunde Adeyemi on November 11, 2023
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested fourteen suspected vote buyers in Otueke, Adawari playgrounds in Bayelsa State and at various polling units in Imo and Kogi States.
The information is contained in a statement by the EFCC explaining that they were arrested this Saturday, on intelligence-driven operations that commenced several days before the governorship elections in the three states.
Also, a total sum of eleven million, forty thousand naira comprising nine million, three hundred and ten thousand naira was intercepted from suspected vote buyers and sellers in Bayelsa and one million, seven hundred and thirty thousand naira intercepted from electoral fraud suspects across Imo state.
The statement further revealed that two vehicles were also intercepted from the suspects who will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.