15 Don’ts! Police list Electoral Offfences on Election Day

Kenny Awotorebo

The Police have warned voters to beware of certain electoral offences on the election days.

The warning is contained a statement signed by Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, the Force Public Relations Officer.

The offences include

  1. Casting of votes twice or more
  2. Announcing false election result
  3. Stopping any other person from voting
  4. Revealing information on a ballot paper of another person.
  5. Possession of another person’s voter card,
  6. Disorderly behaviour at polling unit,
  7. Canvassing for votes at polling unit
  8. Shouting slogan of a political party at polling unit.
  9. Being armed with guns, sticks, stones or any other dangerous weapons at polling unit
  10. Loitering or walking about in a poling unit.
  11. Using siren at a polling unit
  12. Snatching or destroying ballot boxes or card readers
  13. Holding public meeting during election hours on election day
  14. Wearing or carrying badge or poster of a political party
  15. Inflicting or threatening to inflict injury on any person or persons at a polling unit as the others.

“The Nigeria Police Force advises the public to avoid trouble, as any offender will be arrested and prosecuted.”


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