BREAKING: EFCC intercepts N32.4 million Cash meant for Vote-Buying in Lagos [PHOTO]


A massive operation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to deter vote trading and other financial malfeasance ahead of tomorrow’s presidential and national assembly elections may have begun paying dividends with the interception in Lagos of the sum of N32, 400,000 (Thirty-two Million, Four Hundred Thousand Naira) allegedly suspected to be used for vote buying in Lagos. The recovery was made by operatives of the Lagos Zonal Command of the Commission.

The suspect involved has been taken into custody for further questioning

The Chairman of the Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa has implored all personnel of the Commission deployed for election monitoring duties to show courage and not give room for unscrupulous persons to undermine the integrity of the elections through financial inducement.

Tactical team of operatives are currently on ground in all the states of the federation and the FCT. Telephone hotlines have already been circulated through social media for members of the public to share information regarding financial malpractices with agents of the Commission. Details of the number are available on EFCC social media platforms.

Members of the public are encouraged to report anyone trying to buy or sell votes by making use of the EFCC financial crimes reporting App, Eagle Eye, which is available for download on the Google Play or Apple store. They can also reach the Commission through our social media handle, @officialefcc or by email, [email protected]

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  1. This is very interesting and may the Almighty God give Bawa and his team more Eagle eye to catch those criminals and their agent.

  2. Fake news.Those bundles are old notes. So who do they want to use old naira notes to buy. Please post with sense next time.

  3. The politicians are the one’s killing us so they kept that such amount of money to buy voters tomorrow been election day while people have been suffering to get money for the past two weeks now is it good. God will be exposing them one after the other

    1. God that has been killing people from the beginning of this earth? God what can’t solve him problem how will it solve people’s problems?

  4. So it is true when CBN said the new naira notes has been starched away by politians for vote buying, now we have beginning to see it with our eyes. O God please save us from the evil men.

  5. All the Nigeria Bank managers should be questioned over all these manipulating processing of Nigeria currency.

  6. The CBN was saying it that they gave banks enough and we are like ,And today this is what we see a new
    note that we are all suffering for was highjack by politicians The cbn man was once a banker so he knows what he is saying [email protected]


  8. God will continue to expose these evil men and women who have impoverished Nigerians. They will meet their Waterloo

  9. From where all these mint currencies dey come out from? And we dey suffer to get even 1k from POS operator.
    May God never give us another bad government like this again.

  10. When almost everyone is looking for where to withdraw just small amounts of money to meet their day-to-day expenses, here’s someone or group of people with such amounts. When are we going to start loving ourselves in this country. God helps us

    1. Bank managers must be hold responsible for all these suffering the masses are subjected to
      Cause the managers pervert the smooth runs of Cbn policy

  11. For them that Reggie the election God will do away with them and they family.pls some body should ask inec chair man what did he came to do with jagaba of Lagos state,tinubu

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