Officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, led by Commander of the EFCC, Aliyu Yusuf, on 25th February, 2023 arrested two alleged vote buyers in Gusau, Zamfara State.
While Mustapha Abubaka was arrested with the sum of N107,000 (One Hundred and Seven Thousand Naira) only in one thousand naira denomination and tickets specially designed for voters as evidence for voting his party before collection of the money, Isa Abdullahi was arrested for buying votes with wrappers concealed in the boot and back seat of a Peugeot 406 saloon.
Oyo News reports that the suspects and the recovered items are in custody of the Commission as investigation continues.
Arrests Three in Benin for Being in Possession of 20 PVC
Operatives of the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested three persons for being in possession of several permanent voter cards.
One of the suspects, Afekhana Esther, was arrested at Ward 1, St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Ikpoba Okha, Benin City with 20 PVC belonging to different people.
She claimed that the cards were handed over to her by the duo of Comfort Muoneke, a 73-year-old woman and Segun Osaimokhai.
The suspects have made useful statements and will be arraigned in court as soon as the investigation is completed.