The police on Tuesday said it has arrested the suspended Adamawa State Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Hudu Yunusa Ari.
Police spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said in a statement on Tuesday that Yunusa-Ari is currently in Police custody and is being grilled to ascertain the motives behind his alleged improper actions during the supplementary elections in Adamawa State.
“In addition, other officials and individuals culpable in the saga are being interrogated by the team,” Adejobi said.
He disclosed that Ari was arrested by the Police Election Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Team in Abuja.
Adejobi said the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has given clear assurance that every individual involved/indicted in the matter will be apprehended and investigated in line
with the provisions of the law for possible prosecution.
“The Inspector-General of Police has assured of the commitment of the Force to ensuring that justice is served in this case and that all guilty parties are brought to justice,” Adejobi said.