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Parents of underaged voters to be arrested- INEC

As the date for the 2023 general election draws near, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned underage voters steer clear of polling units or risk arrest.

The national electoral umpire made the disclosure on Monday, warning that parents of the ineligible voters will also be arrested for aiding and abetting electoral fraud.

INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, sounded the warning while featuring on national TV.

The Presidential and National Assembly elections will hold on February 25.

Writing by Muzha Kucha