A team of police personnel in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State has arrested two suspected vote buyers.
Both men were arrested at the St Mary Grammar School in Elewe-Iwo by the patrolling police unit.
CSP El-Mustapha Sani, who announced the arrest on behalf of the DIG in charge of the election, said when the men were searched, the sum of N604,000 was found on them, Channels writes.
According to him, they later confessed that the money was meant for party agents and electoral officials.
Meanwhile, Alhaji Adegboyega Oyetola, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the Osun governorship election, earlier cast their votes.
They voted at the L.E.A Popo high school at Iragbiji shortly after arriving at the polling unit with his wife,a nd the APC candidate told journalists that the elections have been peaceful.
“People are coming around to cast their votes without any intimidation. It’s not difficult for accreditation. I did mine within a few seconds or minutes.
“The card reader is working perfectly well, there has been no issue. The law enforcement agencies are doing their job. People are very peaceful here. I look forward to a very free, credible and fair election.”