EFCC says its operatives Intercept Bales of Fabric in Sokoto, Make Arrests in Port Harcourt, Kebbi, Kaduna
The Operatives monitoring the elections have intercepted bales of fabric meant for voter inducement and arrested a number of persons in Sokoto State
The items have been moved to the Sokoto Zonal Command of the Commission pending the conclusion of the investigation.
In Argungu local government area of Kebbi state the EFCC team on election monitoring duties also intercepted a suspect with a vehicle fully loaded with fabrics and other items suspected earmarked for voter inducement.
The suspect was handed to the Police Area Command at Argungu, for safekeeping alongside the vehicle and the items, while the team proceeded with election duties.
In Kaduna, a suspect allegedly involved in vote buying was nabbed at School Road, Unguwan Rimi Kaduna.
In Port Harcourt, Rivers State
two ladies and six men were arrested at different locations (Moscow Road, Elekahia Township and Mile 2) for alleged involvement in voter inducement.
The suspects were arrested with A4 papers that had names, telephone and account numbers of persons suspected to be voters.
The suspects have volunteered statements to the Commission.