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Osun: EFCC arrests three over vote-buying

EFCC Chairman, Abdulraheed Bawa

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested at least three suspected vote-buyers in Saturday’s Osun State Governorship Election.

According to Channels Television, the anti-graft agency said on Saturday that through actionable intelligence and digital means, its personnel apprehended the suspects who were captured allegedly trading votes for cash.

Some of the suspects were arrested around Ward 2 unit 2 Ifelodun Street Isale Osun in Osogbo, the state capital.

The commission told newsmen that it would immediately charge the suspects to court and begin the process of prosecuting them.

Following the conclusion of the election, several polling units have begun counting votes with the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party taking the lead.

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