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2023 Elections; They collected our account numbers without paying – Voters cry out

2023 Elections; They collected our account numbers without paying – Voters cry out

Voters at the just concluded Presidential elections in Niger State have accused politicians of deception by collecting their account numbers without paying them anything.

According to Daily Trust, Mrs Felicia Sunday told City & Crime that their account numbers were collected by various political parties but that two weeks after the polls they were yet to receive the money they were promised.

She said, “Our account numbers were collected during the presidential and National Assembly elections and up till now we’ve not heard anything. Some parties promised us N5,000,” adding that, “These politicians are deceitful people. I can’t just trust them again.”

She, however, noted that some parties shared food items like rice, spaghetti, Maggi and salt.


Mallam Danjuma Mohammed shared a similar experience with our reporter, saying that account numbers were submitted during voting.

Mr. Philip Nma, another voter, said he submitted his account to an agent of one of the political parties, who promised to send him N5,000 after the poll but have not done so up till now.

He said many of the voters had decided not to listen to any of them during the forthcoming gubernatorial polls.

A Point of Sale (POS) operator told Daily Trust that some voters brought dollars to him to buy a day after the presidential and National Assembly elections.

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