With respect to the 2023 general elections, the Public Relations Officer for the Lagos State Police Command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin has condemned the violation of citizens right to vote by hoodlums allegedly sponsored by political stakeholders.
Photo File: SP Hundeyin
He recently made this known through his official Twitter page while reacting to the viral video of a hoodlum perceived to be MC Oluomo, who threatened Igbo voters from exercising their franchise in a polling unit within the State.
Photo File: Screenshot of post
He said: " While the video would be investigated to know if it is an old, recycled one or not, it should be noted that this is criminal and totally against the Electoral Act 2022. Violators would be prosecuted".
Furthermore, in some polling units, there had been cases of snatching of ballot boxes, burning of ballots paper amongst other form of violence which had resulted in disruption of electoral exercise in the affected units.
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