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General News of Saturday, 21 October 2023


Gov Hope Uzodimma, APC allegedly buying votes at N1,500

Imo state residents Imo state residents

A video has emerged of Governor Hope Uzodinma allegedly buying votes from residents in Imo state.

The All Progressives Congress candidate who is seeking re-election has been accused of given residents N1,500 in exchange for their votes in the upcoming election.

In the video, some residents which include the aged and some youths collecting cash gift from supposed party members at an area which had the signage of Hope Uzodinma.

The incumbent governor, Uzodinma is contesting against other candidates including Labour Party gubernatorial candidate, Athan Achonu.

This videos upset several people who took to social media to express their disgust.

@superboymandela: This is what they are doing across IMO State, they are hosting another one around at primary school near Iwuanyanwu's house in few days time but they are calling it "Campaign".. it's never a campaign but a way of luring people with people, they will get asking for their V cards.

@lzexchange: “You chop that #1,500 finish today,suffer still dey ahead”

@josephanyaa: Even till now, people neva still learn. how much can they pay you that you i’ll be enough

@SaviorForlife1: We no Dey learn at all this people no deyvtvis country we go get sense by force upon $1-1200 una still get mind dey sell votes una mind no go touch ground

@ogkuku2: These guys can collect these funds being disbursed & still vote for another candidate. The 2nd frame shows that the young man still has his PVC after collecting the money. I believe these funds won't tie them to voting Uzodinma. What do you think?

@oma2k2: We are part of our problems, how would u sell ur vote for 1500. I mean 1500 in this economy, I understand people are hungry but come on, we are do better.

@Maxiofficialll: Hope will win ooo, the kind of rigging plan that is going on here is massive

@chizzi_vincents: Hope Uzodinma shouldn't be blamed, the blame should be on the people who are not willing to sacrifice now and enjoy later. I wonder how long the monies they've taken will last.

@PSALM21_: See as them dey sell 8years for 1,500…Ha!

@i_Bueze: Selling the future of their kids and grandkids for merely $1

@DinabJr: Omo nawa oooo, shey 1500 nah money nii ? Me sef wey pocket 45k yesterday don finish within 3hrs... E better make we find solution than make we dey cause more problems to our lives

Watch the video below;