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INEC to Investigate FG’s TraderMoni Scheme



INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu has announced that the commission will probe the TraderMoni micro-credit scheme of the Federal Government.

Channels reports that Yakubu made this known to journalists on Thursday in Abuja.

Some parties had alleged that the scheme, which distributes loans to petty traders, as a form of vote-buying, especially with the timing of its implementation.

Yakubu said INEC will investigate the scheme for possible violation of campaign finance laws.

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