he Nigerian Anti-graft body, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is on a covert mission at the ongoing special APC convention to uncover alleged massive cash inducement to delegates.
A reliable source confirmed that the anti-graft agency is currently carrying out a covert investigation to observe delegates’ inducement and vote-buying at the ongoing presidential primary elections of the ruling All Progressives Congress.
The source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said, “We’re currently at the APC convention ground on a covert operation.
“We’re monitoring activities, and watching keenly for incidents of delegates inducement, vote-buying, and other electoral or financial fraud activities that might take place”.
The source also confirmed that the anti-graft agency is carrying out the covert operation in order to arrest potential perpetrators unaware.
This is coming as reports of delegates’ inducement to the tune of about $40,000 by major contenders in the ongoing presidential primary elections is making the rounds.
TheNewsGuru.com, (TNG) recalled that at the presidential primary elections of the major opposition party in Nigeria, the Peoples Democratic Party, held on Saturday May 28, 2022, some officers of the EFCC stormed the Moshood Kashimawo Abiola International Stadium, Abuja, venue of the event at about 4:40 pm.
The Anti-graft body operatives stormed the venue of the PDP’s presidential primary elections in Abuja following reports of alleged vote-buying and bribing of delegates at the event.
The EFCC, then confirmed this an official statement explaining why they stormed the venue.
“Our operatives were at the PDP presidential primary elections at the MKO Abiola Stadium to monitor the exercise, and most especially, to check delegates’ inducement and other financial malpractices”, the statement had read in part.