Vote buying characterised FCT council polls as elections hold under tight security

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The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Area Council elections were held on Saturday under watertight security with restriction of movement in and out of the capital city by combined operatives of Nigeria Police Force, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and officers of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

The exercise which went on smoothly in most parts of FCT, was however characterised by vote buying, as the two major political parties tried to induce candidates to vote for their candidates.

Sunday Tribune observed that there was large turnout of voters in most polling units in Nyanya axis of FCT, with a lot of them expressing satisfaction with the smooth conduct of the…



Source: Nigerian Tribune