A Peoples Democratic Party, PDP agent has been arrested for allegedly attempting to buy votes in the ongoing Osun State governorship election.
According to Punch Nigeria, the party agent had been arrested after he attempted to distribute money to voters at the Obada area of Ede in Ede Local Government Area, which is also the town of Ademola Adeleke.
In another report by The Nation, Police have arrested four suspected thugs in Ile-Ife.
They were found with wraps of IndIan Hemp in their pockets.
The four rode on a bike and the Police said they were suspected to be political thugs.
They were caught around More in Ile-Ife, not too far from the Ooni’s Palace.
A Chief Superintendent of Police Aliyu Shuaibu, who led a team of other officers, made it known that the suspects could not satisfactorily explain their mission. He said;
“They were four on top of a bike, with tattoos. We suspected them and stopped them, knowing that they had a mission.
“From their physical appearance and their hairstyles, we suspected they were political thugs.
“We checked their pockets only to see several wraps of Indian Hemp, indicating they were ready to go and smoke and then go and cause trouble. That’s why we took them in.”