Voters reject bank transfer, demand food in exchange for votes –

Dozens of eligible voters in Garam, a community in the Tafa LGA in Niger state, have resisted bank transfers from the region’s crazed party proxies to sell their votes to any party.

Many voters have rejected promises of bank transfers from representatives of local political parties and instead demanded food in exchange for selling their votes in Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections, the report said.

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Further reports suggested that voters made the decision because of events during the Feb. 25 presidential election, when most of the promises made by party representatives fell through.

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