We’re Partnering EFCC, ICPC to Tackle Vote Buying- INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it was already partnering the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Matters Commission (ICPC) to ensure that the issue of vote buying didnot play in the forthcoming general election.

Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of INEC in Rivers State, Johnson Alalibo Sinikiem, who disclosed this yesterday in Port Harcourt, during the opening ceremony of the 2023 Correspondents’ Week of the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), noted that vote buying had eaten deep in the Nigerian system.

Represented by Mark Usulo, Head, Voter Education and Publicity, Sinikiem, who said INEC has also sensitize youths in various villages in the country to monitor and report anyone involved in the act of vote buying during the elections, added that President Muhammadu Buhari had done everything possible to ensure peaceful and credible elections

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