1,671 Everlasting Voters Playing cards have been recovered from an condominium in Olodi-Apapa space of Lagos State by personnel of the 9 Brigade of the Nigerian Military.
Whereas three individuals had been arrested within the condominium, the prime suspect is reportedly on the run. The safety operatives additionally recovered poll papers, cutlasses and Indian hemp from the condominium.
The Brigade Commander, Brig. Gen. Isang Akpaumontia, who paraded the suspects and recovered PVCs, poll papers and different gadgets earlier than journalists on the Ikeja Cantonment, mentioned the arrest and restoration had been made following a tip-off.
A lot of the recovered PVCs had the yr 2022 because the registration quantity, whereas others had years 2011, 2012 and 2021 with all of the homeowners being residents of Lagos State.
“Earlier right this moment (yesterday), three younger males had been arrested with 1,671 PVCs. This was after early data was acquired. With the assist of the Division of State Companies, DSS, we had been in a position to arrest them.
“They had been arrested with some medicine, dagger, charms and over 1,000 PVCs. They had been arrested on the Apapa common space, in a home the place we traced them to. The proprietor of the home, who’s the prime suspect, was traced to a lodge. However he took off.
“We’re going to hand these suspects and reveals over to our rapid headquarters to do the needful as a result of issues should be achieved the best way they need to, in order to discourage others who assume they will take legal guidelines into their fingers and go scot-free.”