Operatives of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) in Kano State has confirmed arresting a politician in Kano over alleged vote shopping for, however declined to call the suspect.
A dependable supply on the company advised newsmen in Kano on Saturday on situation of anonymity that the suspect was arrested at about 1 p.m at Chediya Uku polling unit, Gwagwarwa ward in Nasarawa Native Authorities Space of the state.
The supply stated the suspect was at the moment in detention helping operatives of their investigation.
“We is not going to disclose the identification of the suspect till after investigation which is ongoing now,’’ the supply stated.
Nevertheless, a watch witness advised newsmen that the suspect was arrested after a feminine EFCC operative who was on the polling unit allegedly video recorded the suspect whereas giving voters cash.
“The suspect is a former councillor of the native authorities space,” the supply stated.
The supply stated shortly after alerting her workplace, the EFCC operatives numbering about six stormed the polling unit in a Toyota Hilux and arrested the suspect.