October 15, 2018

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INEC seeks EFCC’s collaboration on vote buying, campaign funds (Nation)

INEC seeks EFCC’s collaboration on vote buying, campaign funds (Nation)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has solicited support of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in addressing “open votes buying’’ and monitoring political parties’ campaign funds.

Its Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, made the request yesterday when he received the Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, at INEC headquarters in Abuja.

Yakubu said INEC required the support of the anti-graft agency in the two key areas, especially as the commission approached the 2019 general elections.

He said the country’s democracy should be determined by the citizens through their votes and not through the highest bidder. Read more

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