The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested two suspected electoral offenders for their involvement in vote-buying during the House of Representatives rerun election in Ogun State on Saturday.
The commission’s spokesperson, Tony Orilade, in a statement on Monday said the suspects (names withheld) were arrested at the Odomowo Oko Polling Unit in Ijebu Ode area of the state.
Orilade said the first suspect to be arrested was in possession of N149,000 out of N150,000 he claimed was given to him by his accomplice to induce voters during the exercise.
He said: “Upon interrogation on their fraudulent activity, (one suspect) confessed to having received the money from one (name withheld), a lawyer and an opposition party candidate in the election.
“The suspects will soon be charged to court after investigation.”