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Four campaign billboard vandals remanded in Ilorin prison 

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Four suspects apprehended over alleged vandalisation of campaign billboards and posters in Kwara State are currently standing trial.

They are thereby remanded at the Federal Correctional facility in Ilorin.

The state Police Chief, Paul Odama, made this known while addressing journalists in the state capital on Friday, noting that the four suspects have been charged to court upon conclusion of investigation by the police.

Their charges border on alleged criminal conspiracy, causing hurt, disturbance of public peace and mischief.

The suspects, according to the police are identified as Lukman Giwa, Elesinla Nabeel, Munirudeen Olosasa and Abdulrasheed Olosasa.

They were arrested on Saturday, December 3, 2022, at Abdulrasaq Olosasa compound, Ode Alausa Ilorin while destroying billboards.

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Odama revealed that the mutilation of campaign billboards, posters is a punishable offence in the Electoral Act of 2022.

EVENTNG had on Saturday, December 3 reported the destruction of campaign billboards and posters by some miscreants which had led to a serious uproar at Ode Alausa, in Ilorin.

Meanwhile, Odama, had vowed to clampdown on any individual caught destroying campaign billboards and posters of candidates in the forthcoming 2023 general elections.

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