The Independent Corruption Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) has expressed its readiness to work with the Independent National Electoral Commission to curb vote buying during the 2019 general election.
The Public Relation officer of ICPC, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, made this known to journalist on Tuesday in Abuja.
ICPC, according to Okoduwa, the anti-graft agency has agreed to help assist the electoral body with regards to checking issues of possible malpractices during the voting period.
“Vote buying or selling is bribery and our law is against bribery. So, we are collaborating with INEC to check the menace,” Okoduwa said.
The officer explained that when the electorate sold their votes, they were selling their future.
“We say no to vote buying.” (NAN)