Ten persons nabbed over attempts to induce voters with wrappers, money in Gombe

EFCC operatives

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

The EFCC Kano zonal commander, Farul Dogondaji, currently in Gombe State for election assignment, told journalists that the suspects were arrested in Gombe, Akko, Nafada and Kwami Local Government Areas (LGAs) of the state.

He said 10 suspects were apprehended with 43 wrappers trying to induce eligible voters in the affected LGAs.

He said 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 would be charged to court after the investigation.


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