An Aspirant for the state house of assembly, Sotayo Johnson has been arrested by The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ogun state for alleged “vote buying”.
Rowzy Radio learnt that the suspect was arrested on today at Ijaye park polling unit, Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Sotayo Johnson is a member of the Allied Peoples Movement (APM), contesting for the state house of assembly to represent Abeokuta South State Constituency.
#Polls: EFCC operatives arrest Sotayo Olatayo Johnson, a contestant for Ogun State House of Assembly, allegedly caught with N1.709million neatly arranged in envelopes stashed in carrier bags.
He was arrested at Ijaye Park Polling Unit, Abeokuta, Ogun State. #SayNoToVoteBuying pic.twitter.com/2xGyrtVyI4
— EFCC Nigeria (@officialEFCC) March 9, 2019
The commission says on its verified Twitter handle that its personnel arrested Johnson after he was caught with “N1.709million neatly arranged in envelopes stashed in carrier bags”.
The EFCC had arrested some politicians in Kwara, Benue, and Imo over attempts to induce voters.