The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested the Principal of Ola Oluwa Muslim Grammar School, Ado-Ekiti, Sunmonu Olaoye, for illegally distributing  Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

A DSS source disclosed that Olaoye was arrested along with two other teachers who were involved in the racketeering.

Unspecified number of PVCs and their photocopies were recovered from them during the morning raid just weeks to the elections in EKiti state.

The source said: “We arrested the principal  and he is presently in our custody. He has been stating all he knows about the illegal collection of PVCs of teachers and other workers under him."

“We have also spread our dragnet to other places where the illegal activities are going on and we want to urge patriotic citizens of the state to volunteer information that will lead to the arrest of more suspects.” he added.

According to Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), governorship elections will hold in Ekiti State on July 14, and the top contenders that will spar in the electoral arena are, Professor Kolapo Olusola, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s candidate, Kayode Fayemi.

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