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Two arrested in Zamfara for vote buying

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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.

One of the suspects, 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.

The second suspect, Isa Abdullahi, was reportedly arrested for buying votes with wrappers concealed in the boot and back seat of a Peugeot 406 saloon.

The suspects and the recovered items have since been taken into custody by the Commission as investigation continues, Vanguard report has claimed.


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