3 INEC Staff in Jail For Collecting Bribe of #179.8m From Diezani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal office, on Monday, July 30, 2018, charged three authorities of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, before Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
They were summoned on an eight-count charge verging on scheme, public funds redirection and money laundering to the tune of N179, 800,000.00 (One Hundred and Seventy-nine Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Naira).
The defendants- Yemi Akinwunmi, Atiba Dickson and Ogunmodede Oladayo were charged to have gathered the slush stores from a previous Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, in the development to the 2015 presidential decision.
Examinations uncovered that the cash was dispensed through Fidelity Bank Plc to a few chieftains and individuals from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and some resigned staff of INEC in Ogun State keeping in mind the end goal to trade off the 2015 general election.

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