ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA)- Barely 24 hours to the 11 November gubernatorial election in Kogi, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has announced that it has deployed its officers to the North-Central state to monitor the exercise.
The agency disclosed this in a statement on Friday through its spokesman, Dele Oyewale.
Oyewale added that a monitoring team will also be sent to Bayelsa and Imo States.
This is part of its drive to checkmate electoral fraud and associated financial crimes, during the elections.
The EFCC stated that the move was to checkmate electoral fraud and associated financial crimes.
“The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has deployed its officers to Kogi, Bayelsa and Imo States where governorship elections are holding on Saturday, November 11, 2023.
“The Commission’s monitoring operations are to tackle any form of voter’s inducement through vote buying, vote selling and other manipulation of the electoral processes at variance with the Electoral Act,” he said.