1,700 Voter Cards Found In A Forest In Lagos (PHOTO)

1,700 Voter Cards Found In A Forest In Lagos (PHOTO)

By Eseme MacDonald | Associate Editor on November 24, 2014
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About 1,700 Voter Cards have been recovered from a swampy forest in the Seme, Badagry area of Lagos State by the policemen attached to the Area K Command, Morogbo.

Some VCs
Some of the recovered voter’s card recovered from a swampy forest in the Seme, Badagry area of Lagos State. (Photo Credit: Nigeriatell.com)

According to Punch, the police said the recovered VCs, which had been handed over to the Independent National Electoral Commission, Lagos State office, are suspected to have been stolen from an INEC worker in the Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area.

Confirming the incident, the Lagos State Police Public Relations, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, said, “The materials were hidden in a swampy area in Seme. The police did not arrest any suspect because the area is not a neighbourhood. It is an abandoned location.

“Also, the INEC have duly been informed. We have shown them the recovered materials, although INEC eventually found them to be the old Voter Cards. However, the case is under investigation at the Area K Command.”

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