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Vote Buying: EFCC Urges Oyetola’s Team To Probe Adeleke

Vote Buying: EFCC Urges Oyetola’s Team To Probe Adeleke

Vote Buying: EFCC Urges Oyetola’s Team To Probe Adeleke

Vote Buying: EFCC Urges Oyetola’s Team To Probe Adeleke

Senator Ajibola Basiru, the Director-General of the Oyetola Campaign Committee, has demanded a probe into allegations against Senator Ademola Adeleke. Claiming the PDP candidate in the July 16 Osun governorship poll, openly declared to induce voters during the poll.

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Basiru told this to reporters on Monday at the Oyetola Campaign Office in Osogbo.

According to him, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission should invite Adeleke. Since she has announced her intention to conduct a crime of voter inducement, which is a crime under Nigerian law.

He said,

“I expected the EFCC to have invited Senator Ademola Adeleke to give an account of what he meant by coming to the state with hard currencies for the Osun State governorship election.

“Certainly, inducement of voters is a great offence. So, for Senator Adeleke to manifestly declare an intention to induce voters, warrants criminal investigation by the EFCC.

“EFCC should summon him for investigation and questioning by what he meant that he has brought pounds, dollars, euros and other hard currencies to buy votes.

“That, clearly, is an intention to commit the offence of inducement of voters which is clearly an electoral offence under the Nigerian law.”

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He also accused the PDP of masterminding destruction of campaign billboards belonging to Oyetola across the state. He added that the opposition party had also engaged hoodlums, who had been fomenting crises. Calling on the security agents to act and stop them before they cause more breaches of the peace.


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