“You don't need a voter card here:" Party Agent Told Journalists, Thinking They Are Voters in Imo

“You don't need a voter card here:" Party Agent Told Journalists, Thinking They Are Voters in Imo

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5-year-experience covering metro and government policy

Orlu, Imo state - A yet-to-be-identified party agent told some journalists, who he thought were voters that they don’t need voter cards to vote at the polling unit in the ongoing off-cycle governorship in Imo state.

As reported by @thecableindex, the incident occurred at a polling in Orlu East local government area of the state.

Party agent urges electorate to vote without voters card
Party agent says “You don't need a voter card here" in Imo Photo Credit: @thecableindex
Source: Twitter

The agent told the journalists to support his brother by voting for the candidate with voter card.

“A party agent walked up to the journalists, thinking they were voters.

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“He said: "Come and support our brother10:58 am. You can come and vote, you don't need a voter card here."

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“Time: 10:58am Location: Omuma 10, PU035, Health Centre, Oru East, Imo state.”

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He voted at polling unit 012 at Amimo Central School in the Ikeduru local government area of the state.

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Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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