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Ondo monarch denies allegations of snatching

13 April 2015, 12:31

Abuja - The Okoro Ajiga 1 of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Frederick Obateru Akinrutan, has denied accusations tying him to the stealing of ballot boxes and voting materials during the governorship elections held on Saturday, Naij reports.

The Olugbo of Ugbo-Ilaje in Ondo State has allegedly been linked to the crimes by political hoodlums who disrupted voting processes and snatched sensitive materials during the election.

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Alhaji Lai Muhammed, APC National Publicity Secretary, had implicated Akinrutan in the crimes, saying he was instrumental in the incidents.

The Olugbo said that he was not linked to the crimes in any way and that he was amazed at the accusations being made against him.

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