We’re working towards ending vote-buying – INEC


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, says it is working closely with security agencies to arrest politicians who will engages in vote buying in the coming 2023 general election.

Alhaji Aliyu Abdullahi Alawa, the Head of Information and Communication Technology on Voters registration in Jigawa State, stated this while responding to questions from newsmen on Friday.

He noted that vote buying is a very serious offense under the new Electoral Act and that any person caught would face prosecution.

“We will ensure that there will be no more vote buying during the coming 2023 General election,” he said.

He advised electorates not to allow themselves to be disenfranchised by selfish interest politicians and to report any incident to the security agencies.

Alawa reiterated the commission’s commitment to ensure a free, fair, and credible election.