Shehu Sani, a former member of the 8th National Assembly, said politicians gave old naira bills to voters to buy votes in the election for governor and lower house in Kaduna state.
Information Nigeria reported that there were some irregularities in the state governor and state assembly elections in the 28 states where the elections were held.
Some areas have been marred by chronic ballot-buying, violent ballot box theft, and intimidation of voters at polling stations, among others.
In a Twitter post on Saturday, Sani alleges that old Naira notes recently put up for sale legally by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by order of the Supreme Court was used to buy conscience. of people at the polls.
He also alleged that the people of Kaduna, mostly poor women, were offered 1,000 to 2,000 naira for their ballot today. “The old Naira banknotes that were legalized by the Supreme Court became a voting tool in Kaduna State.
“Everybody, mostly urban poor women and beyond, gets paid 1,000-2,000 for their vote,” Sani wrote on Twitter.
Recall that Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai was one of the governors under the platform of the All-Progressive Congress who dragged the federal government to the Supreme Court, demanding the return of the bills. old.
Abdullahi Adamu, the national president of the ruling Radical People’s Congress (APC), was unable to cast a unanimous vote for the party in the ongoing state gubernatorial election.
His polling station in Agwan Rrimi Ward, Ec 20, Nasarawa State, seeking to re-elect Governor Abdullahi Sule won a total of 129 votes, while Davematics Ombugadu of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won a total of 129 votes. 129 votes. 159 votes.
In the February 25 presidential election, the president also lost polling stations, wards, and local government to Peter Obi of the Labor Party.
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