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NigeriaElections2023: ICPC arrests four for vote-buying in Osun

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission on Saturday arrested four persons for vote buying during the presidential and National Assembly elections in Osun state.

It said the four suspects in the custody of the Osun State office of the ICPC, were found with documents containing lists of names, phone numbers, and account details of voters during the elections in the state.

“The four vote buyers arrested in Osun State are Adewale Teslim, 32 years; Yemi Adebiyi, 42 years; Shake Idris, 36 years, and Emiola Joseph Oluwole, 69 years.

“Operatives of the commission retrieved a list of names and phone numbers of voters from Adewale Teslim at Polling Unit 07, Ward 07, Ile Aganna in the Olorunda Local Government Area of Osun State.

The officers also recovered a list of people who had voted with their phone numbers and account details from Yemi Adebiyi at Polling Unit 06, Ward 04 at Ikirun junction, Ikirun, while Shake Idris was arrested at Polling Unit 6, Ward 10, Ofatedo area of Osun State with a notebook containing over 100 names and account numbers,” the agency said in a statement by its spokesperson, Mrs Azuka Ogugua, on Saturday.

Credit: Punch  online

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