EFCC arrests 2 men for buying votes with new naira notes, wrappers in Zamfara State
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested 2 men for buying votes with new naira notes and wrappers.
According to EFCC, the commander led by Aliyu Yusuf on the 25th of February arrested two alleged vote buyers in Gusau Zamfara State with the sum of N107,000 in their possession only in one thousand notes denomination wrappers.
The statement read:
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 Abubakar 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 for 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.
The suspects and the recovered items are in the custody of the Commission as the investigation continues.