Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), arrested 14 suspected vote buyers in Otueke, Adawari Playgrounds in Bayelsa State and at various polling units in Imo and Kogi States on Saturday, November 11th during the gubernatorial elections held in the states.
The suspects were arrested in intelligence-driven operations that commenced several days before the ongoing election in the three states.
The EFCC in a statement disclosed that their operatives also intercepted a total sum of N11,040,000, comprising N9,310,000 from suspected vote buyers and sellers in Bayelsa while N1,730,000 was intercepted from electoral fraud suspects across Imo State.
Two vehicles were also seized from the suspects.
Via the commission, the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations are concluded.
In other news, The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)and the Labour Party have called for the cancellation of the 2023 governorship election held in Imo State on Saturday, November 11th.