What do you think a government official would be doing with a huge amount of cash on an election day?

Really election in Kogi is fast becoming dramatic, what began as a very smooth and peaceful process this morning is fast becoming something else.


The electioneering process began at about 8. am this morning and everyone expected the process to be fraught with irregularities in Kogi State.


Funny, it looked like there wasn’t going to be any, as things kicked off looking good and peaceful.

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Only for the guber candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) Muritala Ajaka to raise the alarm over irregularities that would have been overlooked.

Yahaya Bello Camping INEC Officials 

Ajaka raised the alarm about the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), IT staff that have gone missing.

He said “Yahaya Bello, has camped some INEC IT Staff and some ward collation officers in three Lokoja hotels.

“They were camped at Reverton Hotel, Grand Golden Royal, and Suitoria Hotel overnight to manipulate BVAS Machines.


And pre-fill result sheets of Lokoja, Ajaokuta, and Kogi LGAs

Furthermore, Ajaka alleged that there are reports of thugs riding on motorbikes to evade the checkpoints of soldiers to attack remote polling units.


Polling units that have been attacked by thugs include Dekina, Ofu, Olamaboro, Bassa, and Ankpa LGA.

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Government Official Found With ₦28m Cash

Ajaka also claimed that a Senior Special Assistant to the Governor from Ogugu Ward was arrested by Soldiers.

He was seen carrying ₦28 million in cash and firearms at Sabon Gari Roundabout.

This shows that there are plans to rig the elections by the incumbent for the candidate of his political party.


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