Laide Raheem, Abeokuta
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APC) for the Abeokuta South State Constituency 1, Sotayo Johnson, for alleged vote buying.
Sotayo was arrested in Ward 7, Ijaye area of Abeokuta with a polythene bag filled with one thousand naira notes.
The House of Assembly candidate, our correspondent learnt, stormed the ward with cash to induce voters in order to vote for APM.
Operatives of the anti-graft agency and military personnel were sighted parading the Abeokuta metropolis looking for vote buyers.
Meanwhile, the suspect has been whisked away by the EFCC to an undisclosed destination for interrogation.