Individuals posing as police men now seize Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from people ostensibly with the intention to disenfranchise them. The people mostly at the receiving end are commercial motorcyclists aka okada riders, mostly of northern extraction in Lagos State.
The ploy employed by these fake policemen is to pose as security operatives enforcing the ban on okada on some major streets in the state.
The fake policemen after collecting motorcycles from their riders by force, would then ask the riders to bail themselves by submitting their PVCs. The fake plain clothes policemen would thereafter released the motorcycles without returning the PVCs.
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