Vote buying has been reported at Polling Unit 010 in Ward 02, Nkwo Amaenyei market square, Awka South Local Government Area.
Reports coming directly from journalists at the unit, revealed that voters are being paid the sum of two thousand naira to vote for a particular party.
Naija News learnt that an unnamed lady who appeared in green as seen in the shared photos was directed to a gated compound where she was given ₦2500 after casting her vote.
Meanwhile, a former President of the Nigeria Senate, Bukola Saraki, has charged the people of Anambra State to vote for the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Valentine Ozigbo.
Saraki in a post on his Twitter account on Saturday noted that the victory of Ozigbo signifies the beginning of PDP’s effort to rescue Nigeria.
The former Governor of Kwara State charged the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies to ensure a free, fair, and credible election.
He said: “As the great people of Anambra State prepare to go to the polls, I urge all of them young and old to unite behind our candidate, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, as we begin the task of rescuing Nigeria with the PDP!
“I call on all stakeholders, especially INEC and the security agencies, to ensure that the election is free, fair, credible, and peaceful as #AnambraDecides.”
In a related development, the Anambra State Government has reacted to the claims that eligible voters in the state are dashing out in large numbers ahead of the governorship election in the state today (Saturday).
The Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, C. Don Adinuba, while reacting to the report described it as false.
Adinuba in a statement released on Saturday stated that eligible voters are travelling down to the state to participate in the electoral process.