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Adamawa Poll: Nigerian Police Confirm Arrest Of REC Yunusa-Ari



Adamawa Poll: Nigerian Police Confirm Arrest Of REC Yunusa-Ari

Other Fingered Officials Under Interrogation 

The Nigeria Police Force had confirms the arrest of Barr. Hudu Yunusa-Ari, the Adamawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), for allegedly hijacked the role of returning officer to announce Aisha Dahiru Bunani as a winner of Adamawa governorship election.

It would be recall that Yunusa Ari, controversially and unilaterally declared the Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Aishatu Dahiru Bunani, winner of the Adamawa governorship election in the supplementary governorship election in the state.

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Spokesperson for the Police Force Headquarters, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said Ari was arrested by the Police Election Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Team in Abuja on Tuesday 2nd May 2023.

“Ari is currently in Police custody and is being grilled to ascertain the motives and motivations behind his alleged improper actions during the supplementary elections in Adamawa State.

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According to him, other officials and individuals culpable in the saga are being interrogated by the team.

“The Inspector-General of Police has given clear assurance that every individual involved/indicted in the matter will be apprehended and investigated in line with the provisions of the law for possible prosecution.

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“The Inspector-General of Police has assured of the commitment of the Force to ensuring that justice is served in this case and that all guilty parties are brought to justice,” he added.

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