EFCC invades election venue in Imo rerun, quizzes PDP candidate

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– Officials Economic and Financial Crimes Commission () on Saturday invaded booth 003 Umucaram Amaraku in Isiala Mbano council area Imo alleged vote-buying.

anti graft agency, in company combined security agencies, stormed election value and intorogated Mr Obinna Onwubuariri, candidate in the rerun election.

INEC had fixed Jan. 25 for the rerun of Okigwe North Federal constituency following nullification of the election by an appeal .

However, the told NAN that they stormed the election venue to investigate allegation of vote-buying against the candidate.

They also attempted to arrest a police orderly attached to Onwubuariri but for the intervention of some military officials.

Obinna is currently serving as the representing Okigwe North Federal constituency at the National Assembly.

Meanwhile, there a general apathy in the rerun election.

Speaking to NAN on the , Onwubuariri alleged that the All (APC) had planned to rig the election.

He alleged that APC leaders in Isiala Mbano led by Sen. Ifeanyi Araraume influenced results in the area.

Also reacting, an APC chieftain in Isiala Mbano, Mr Jerry Onye, said there no crisis in the area.

He said APC loyalist complied election rules and expressed optimism of victory in the election. (NAN)