#ElectionDay: EFCC arrests politician over alleged vote shopping for in Kano – Vanguard

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.

EFCC operatives

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.

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“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.

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