Three persons were on Wednesday arraigned before the Magistrates’ Court 2, Yaba, Lagos, for allegedly impersonating officials of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Lagos.
The suspects who were arraigned in court for conspiracy, impersonation, forgery, fraudulent act and unlawful possession of INEC materials were identified as Kaiyewu Folarin, Akintunde Ibukun and Azeez Kazeem.
Our correspondent gathered that the suspects were arrested following a complaint from the Deputy Director of INEC, Shomolu LGA, Mrs Akinwunmi S.O., on January 22, 2019, that some persons at Shop no.33, Aluta Plaza, Federal College of Education, Akoka, were impersonating INEC workers and recruiting ad-hoc staff.
It was further learned that, the state Commissioner of Police, CP Edgal Imohimi, directed the Pedro Police Station DPO to infiltrate the camp of the culprits with his undercover operatives.
The operatives did as directed, leading to the arrest of the suspects
Exhibits recovered from them included a laptop, 511 INEC Lagos Ad-hoc Recruitment Forms, already filled with passport photographs attached.
Meanwhile, the suspects were remanded in prison pending when they would meet their bail conditions.
The case was adjourned till April 16, 2019.
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