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EFCC nabs bags of cash allegedly belonging to APC governorship candidate

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Rayyan Alhassan
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Rayyan Alhassan is a 30-year-old graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, Emmanuel Jime, has been caught with a bag full of cash on election day.

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Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have intercepted bags of cash allegedly belonging to the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Benue State, Emmanuel Jime.

It was gathered that the bags of cash were meant for vote-buying by the APC governorship candidate as, thugs loyal to APC reportedly attacked vehicles belonging to EFCC in a bid to stop the interception.

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In its Twitter handle, the EFCC said the incident occurred around a polling unit in North Bank area of Makurdi, the state capital.

The anti-graft agency wrote: “#Polls at North Bank Area, Makurdi, Benue State, EFCC operatives intercept bags of cash meant for vote-buying.

“In an attempt to arrest the culprit, some thugs attacked operatives and vandalised the bus used for patrol. #SayNoToVoteBuying”.

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