A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Ibadan - Mr Mohammed Katsina, the Oyo
State Commissioner of Police, on Saturday ordered the arrest of a farmer with a
suspected fake Permanent Voter Card (PVC).
The farmer (names withheld) was arrested at Olorunda market
in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State, when he wanted to be accredited
during Saturday’s polls.
The suspect, a 40-year-old farmer, however, claimed that the
card was issued to him by INEC.
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When his speech became incoherent, the CP ordered for his
arrest and further investigation of the case.
Meanwhile, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division
of the Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Sani Muazu, has expressed satisfaction over the
conduct of the polls.
Muazu stated this at
Ibadan, headquarters of the division, after monitoring the exercise with other
security agencies in the state.
"I am glad that we are able to control the movement of
the exercise and I congratulate all of you for a job well done."