BREAKING: Why Police May Not Arrest Anyone Engaged In Vote Buying

Police Warn Politicians Against Unguarded Comments Ahead Of Tribunal Judgement

The Nigeria Police Force has declared that it will not and cannot arrest any electorate involved in vote buying in Saturday’s off-cycle governorship election in Kogi, Bayelsa and Imo State.

Vox9ja reports that Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, Prince Olumuyiwa Adejobi, stated this while attending to questions from journalists on the Channels Television programme on Friday night.

Adejobi, who was explaining the rule of engagement in the November 11 election, said police operatives have no right to make arrests at the polling unit unless asked to do so by electoral officers.

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