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EFCC arrests Ortom’s campaign director over N100,000 in his possession

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested the Director of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Campaign Council in Benue State, Dr. Cletus Tyokaa, for being in possession of N100,000 on election day.

He was set to go to his village in Daudu, Guma Local Government Area, when the anti-graft agency arrested him on suspicion of vote buying.

Governor Samuel Ortom, while reacting to the incident, accused the EFCC of overstepping its bounds.

The governor, who spoke with reporters after casting his vote at GSS Gbajumba in Guma Local Government, said N100,000 was too small for Tyokaa to go and influence voters with.

He, therefore, called on EFCC to release Tyokaa to enable him to exercise his civic right.

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