EFCC arrests 10 vote buyers with N1.9m cash


The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) have arrested 10 suspected vote buyers with N1.9 million cash in Gombe State.

The EFCC Kano Zonal Commander, Farul Dogondaji, who is currently in Gombe State for the gubernatorial and Houses of Assembly elections, disclosed that the suspects were arrested in Gombe, Akko, Nafada, and Kwami Local Government Areas of the state on Saturday.

Dogondaji said the suspects were apprehended with 43 wrappers trying to induce eligible voters in the affected LGAs.

He stated that all the suspects were arrested while attempting to share the money to influence voters during the governorship and State Assembly elections.

The EFCC commander said the suspects will be charged to court upon the conclusion of an investigation.

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