The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party, Segun Oni, has cast his vote at Ward 2, Unit 6 in Ifaki-Ekiti, his hometown.
The candidate and his wife, Kemi, arrived at the polling unit at around 10 am and they were given the opportunity to vote before others who were in the queue.
The couple did not have any issue with their accreditations and while speaking with journalists after casting his ballot, he complained of vote-buying in Ado-Ekiti and Oye-Ekiti.
Oni urged security agents to move quickly to stop this while describing it as a violation of the Electoral Act.
He said, “I have been told that selling and buying of votes are going on in Ado and Oye. This is not allowed by the law.
“I want security agents to move in and stop those doing that.”
However, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested persons involved in vote-buying in the ongoing Ekiti governorship election.
The commission rushed to the scene and paraded some of the suspects.
The suspects were said to have been caught with monies allegedly used to induce voters, an act the EFCC officials say was carried out surreptitiously.
The EFCC thereafter proceeded to burst into another residence where some persons were caught with a book containing details of voters of certain voting areas.