The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal and some detectives from the command on Monday stormed a printing press at Gbagada area of Lagos state where electoral materials are being printed.
The police said it learnt from intelligence information that ballot papers meant for Saturday’s governorship poll in Ekiti state were being printed at the company. Two persons were arrested when the police stormed the company.
Among the items the police said were discovered at the printing press include a booklet of form belonging to Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission (EKSIEC) as well as a copy of the state’s voter card register.
Briefing journalists after the raid, Edgal said that the company is reportedly owned by one Eniola Fayose. The owner who hails from Ikere in Ekiti state was not around when police stormed the place.
The State Police boss also disclosed that the company is said to be in a contractual agreement with the Ekiti State Independent Electoral Commission to print the elections materials found during the search.
He said that some laptops recovered from the company are being scrutinized by the police ICT experts with a view to discovering any incriminating information.