One Chinwendu Nnamani, aged 41, who was captured in a viral social media video clip selling permanent voters’ cards at N1, 000 each has been arrested in Enugu.
She was arrested at Emene, Enugu, by police detectives serving in the State CID of the state police command on 31/01/2023, the state police public relations officer, DSP Daniel Ndukwe, said on Wednesday
Aside Chinwendu, one Nkiruka Patience Obinna, aged 38, identified as a staff member of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was also arrested.
Nkiruka was alleged to have supplied the PVCs to the first suspect for distribution to the actual owners.
According to Ndukwe, “Investigation has been concluded, and the case charged to court in line with the provisions of the Electoral Act, 2022.
“The suspects were arraigned accordingly. They were granted bail and the case adjourned to 15/02/2023 for further hearing.”