EFCC arrests 14 suspected vote buyers, seizes N11m in Bayelsa, Imo, Kogi


Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested 14 suspected vote buyers in Otueke, Adawari playgrounds, Bayelsa State, and various polling units in Imo and Kogi states.

This was disclosed by EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale.

According to the statement he issued on Saturday: “A total sum of N11,040,000―comprising N9,310,00 intercepted from suspected vote buyers and sellers in Bayelsa and N1,730,000 intercepted from electoral fraud suspects across Imo State―were recovered from them. Also, two vehicles of the suspects were intercepted. They will be charged in court as soon as investigations are concluded.”

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