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‘Coordinators’ of Adamawa gubernatorial primaries arrested with cash

Two alleged coordinators of the campaign of Aishatu Dahiru (Binani), an Adamawa governorship hopeful, have been reportedly arrested with a huge stash of cash ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries in the state.

The arrested coordinators alleged the money was for APC delegates.

Binani who currently represent Adamawa central in the senate is reported to be the candidate with the biggest war chest in the governorship race.

The coordinators were arrested around 8pm when a combined team of security operatives reportedly stormed one of the locations where the cash sharing was being coordinated.

Apart from the men arrested and the money recovered copies of filled out commitment forms with details of the delegates were also recovered from the scene.

A senior police officer who was part of the operation was reported to have said the operatives are on the trail of the delegates who had already filled the forms and collected the cash using their details contained in the forms.

He said they were also combing other locations in a manhunt for vote buyers working for all aspirants in the primaries.

Credit: PressExpress

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