EFCC arrests 14 over vote buying in Imo, Bayelsa, Kogi polls

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested 14 suspected vote buyers in Otueke, Adawari playgrounds in Bayelsa State and at various polling units in Imo and Kogi States.

The suspects were arrested on Saturday in intelligence-driven operations that commenced several days before the ongoing governorship elections in the three states.

Intercepts N11.040m

Also, a total sum of N11.04million comprising N9.31nillion  intercepted from suspected vote buyers and sellers in Bayelsa and N1.73mlllion intercepted from electoral fraud suspects across Imo State, were also recovered from them.

Also, two vehicles were intercepted from the suspects, the commission said.

It added that the suspects would be charged to court as soon as investigations were conclude.

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