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Nigeria Police Force (NPF) denies ARREST of syndicates linked with the manipulation of the BVAS machines


March 2, 2023

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has “debunked reports” that its operatives ARRESTED some Syndicates in Maitama, Abuja, linked with the “manipulation” of the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) machines of the INEC.

The Police was reacting to a viral video of some persons, allegedly arrested with BVAS machines in Abuja.

A statement issued yesterday, by the Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, confirmed that the police visited the building after a tip-off from residents of the area, and arrived at the building, some electoral materials including BVAS machines, were discovered. 

The Force, while urging well-meaning members of the public to discountenance the “false and misconstrued narrative” – also urged the media to verify information in the public space before spreading such.