Sunday September 19, 2021 8:12 PM
Man caught allegedly inducing voters to vote APGA at a poliing unit. Photo: Channels TV

Chidoka’s running mate wants INEC to punish those involved in electoral fraud

The running mate to Osita Chidoka, governorship aspirant of the United Progressive Party (UPP) in the Anambra election, Marcel Okeke has condemned what he called “high level of political inducement” during the 2017 governorship election in the area .

Okeke who stated this at Ogbunka community in Orumba South Local Government Area, said the act must be curtailed .

He said that some political party loyalists were seen in the open sharing wrappers and money to intending voters before casting their votes, luring them to vote for their party.

Okeke said that politicians should be made to understand that the quest to be a chief servant of the state is not a do or die affair

He said that electoral umpire should come up with stiffer penalty for any political party involved in monetary inducement of the voters.

 

 

Man caught by DSS for allegedly inducing voters to vote APGA at a poliing unit. Photo: Channels TV

“If parties that are grossly engaged in political fraud are not sanctioned, I will be obliged to say that INEC is not matured to salvage voters from political imprisonment.

 

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