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Claim that personal assistant to Commissioner for Special Duty in Osun State was caught with thumb-printed ballot is FALSE

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A TWEET alleging that Lekan Badmus, the Personal Assistant to the Commissioner for Special Duties in Osun State has been caught with thumb-printed ballot papers in Ward 2, Osogbo Local Government Area of the state has circulated online.

The claim archived here and here stated that Lekan Badmus was caught with thumb-printed ballot in Osun State.

THE CLAIM

That Lekan Badmus, the Personal Assistant to the Commissioner for Special Duties in Osun State was caught with thumb-printed ballot papers.

Screenshot of the viral tweet.

THE FINDINGS

Findings by The FactCheckHub show that the claim is FALSE.

Lekan Badmus is the current Osun State Commissioner for Regional Integration and Special Duties, not a personal assistant.

He was one of the commissioners appointed by the current Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola in September 2019.

Similarly, the commissioner, in a statement published by the Nigerian Tribune, said the claim is false.

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THE VERDICT

The claim that the personal assistant to the Commissioner for Special Duty in Osun state was caught with a thumb-printed ballot is FALSE.

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