Professor Yakubu

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said it will probe the Federal Government microcredit scheme called “Trader Moni” to ascertain if it’s a form of vote buying.

The Chairman of the electoral commission Professor Mahmood Yakubu, made this known in Abuja on Thursday while interacting with newsmen.
The INEC chairman acknowledged the mixed reactions, and accusations trailing the Trader Moni scheme and vowed to investigate if the scheme violates any financial law.

He further said that INEC will deploy campaign finance tracking mechanism to determine when candidates and political parties violate stipulated financial rules.