FACT CHECK: Were voters seen showing ballot papers to party agents at polling units?

Verdict: True

Claim:

A viral image on social media claims that voters showed their ballot papers to Party Agents in Ayetoro Oponu, Ido-Osi LGA Ekiti in a bid to get paid for selling their votes.

Verification Process:

The observer deployed by CDD to the polling unit observed voters with picture evidence showing their already filled ballot paper to unidentified persons sitting around the supposed private voting centre before casting it in the ballot box.

Conclusion:

CDD can confirm through intensive investigation that the said claim is true.

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