LP Chiefs Accused of Possessing Voter Cards

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Oct 17, 2012 No Comments ›› josh

Labour Party (LP) chairmanship aspirant in Ese-Odo Local Government, Mr.Festus Dabo, his brother, Peter Dabo and two others have been reportedly arrested by the police at Igbekebo riverine area for allegedly printing voter cards.

It was learnt that the suspects were apprehended at a cyber café owned by another LP bigwig.

Sources said they were caught with over 5,000 voter cards.

When contacted for confirmation, police spokesman Adeniran Aremu directed our reporter to the Commissioner of Police. Efforts to reach him proved abortive.

The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) at Igbekebo confirmed the arrest, but declined further comment.

The case has been reportedly transferred to the State Command in Akure, for further investigation.

A few weeks ago, a chieftain of LP in Ondo West Local Government, Mr. Olaolu Oladapo and a security guard with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Omolade Raphael, were arrested and remanded in prison for allegedly being in possession of over 1,000 unclaimed voter cards.

 The  Nation

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