The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested persons alleged to have engaged in vote-buying in the Ekiti governorship election.
In a video published by Channels Television, EFCC operatives raided a building to arrest the suspects.
In the video, the suspects were caught with packages containing money and books containing details of voters in certain polling units.
Some of the suspects were paraded at Oke Ori Omi police division.
The EFCC is part of the security agencies deployed to monitor the election.
The EFCC thereafter proceeded to burst another residence where some persons were caught with a book containing details of voters of certain voting areas.
Inducing voters with money and other materials is an electoral offence in Nigeria.
Earlier, Kemi Elebute-Halle, governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Ekiti, alleged that other political parties are inducing voters with money in the ongoing election.
“At my polling unit here — ward 10, unit eight — we are aware that APC has started buying votes for the sum of N10,000; PDP are buying for N5,000 and SDP for N3,000,” Elebute-Halle said.
Also, Segun Oni, Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate, said he received reports of vote-buying in Oye LGA of the state.
“I have received reports of vote-buying in Oye,” Oni said.