The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says its operatines on Friday intercepted the sum of N32,400 million new naira notes, suspected to be used for vote buying in Lagos State.
The spokesperson for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement, saying the suspect involved has been taken into custody for further questioning.
Uwujaren said, “Tactical teams of operatives are currently on the ground in all the states of the federation and the FCT.
“Telephone hotlines have already been circulated through social media for members of the public to share information regarding financial malpractices with agents of the commission. Details of the number are available on EFCC’s social media platforms.
“Members of the public are encouraged to report anyone trying to buy or sell votes by making use of the EFCC financial crimes reporting App, Eagle Eye, which is available for download on the Google Play or Apple store.
“They can also reach the commission through our social media handle, @officialefcc or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.”