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Nigeria Police arrest Adamawa REC Yunusa-Ari

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) have arrested the suspended resident electoral commissioner Hudu Yunusa-Ari over his conduct during the supplementary governorship election in Adamawa state.

A statement on Tuesday by force spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi said Yunusa-Ari is being quizzed by the police.

Barrister Ari, who was arrested by the Police Election Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Team in Abuja on Tuesday 2nd May, 2023, is currently in police custody and is being grilled to ascertain the motives and motivations behind his alleged improper actions during the supplementary elections in Adamawa state,” the statement reads.

In addition, other officials and individuals culpable in the saga are being interrogated by the team.

The inspector-general of police has given clear assurance that every individual involved/indicted in the matter will be apprehended and investigated in line with the provisions of the law for possible prosecution.

The inspector-general of police has assured the public of the commitment of the force to ensure that justice is served in this case and that all guilty parties are brought to justice.”

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