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BREAKING: Police arrest suspended Adamawa REC

The Force Headquarters on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of the Adamawa Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Barr. Hudu Yunusa-Ari who declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the gubernatorial elections during the recently concluded supplementary elections.

A statement in Abuja by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi confirmed the arrest of the suspended Adamawa REC.

“Barrister Ari, who was arrested by the Police Election Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Team in Abuja on Tuesday May 2 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.

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

Adejobi said the IGP 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.

He assured of the commitment of the Force to ensuring that justice is served in the case and that all guilty parties are brought to justice.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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