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INEC officials arrested in Sokoto

2015-03-29 20:30
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
Lagos - Police officials have arrested six people including Independent National Electoral Commission officials in Sokoto, Naij reported.

Also read: APC warns against tampering with election results

Assistant Inspector-General of police, Bala Hassan said that the officials were arrested for alleged electoral offences, in Zamfara state.

Hassan said that the police would ensure that no irregular activities were taking place that could jeopardize the electoral process within the region.

He called on the public also to report any irregular activities and to name any individuals who were taking part in criminal activities.

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