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2 of Jonathan’s ministers in EFCC net over $115m Diezani cash

07 June 2016, 12:15

Maiduguri - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday quizzed two former ministers under ex- president Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, reports Premium Times

The ministers — Mohammed Wakil, a former Minister of Power and Abdu Bulama, a former Minister of Science and Technology were grilled over the $115 million public fund allegedly deployed for the 2015 general election by former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke.

The former ministers who are currently in the custody of EFCC in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, were PDP campaign coordinators for Borno and Yobe state respectively during the 2015 presidential election. 

Bulala was reported to have confessed to receiving N450m from a former Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman, for use in funding the PDP presidential election in the state.

Tori reports that Muhammed Kadai, who was Bulama’s deputy, provided details of the sharing formula.

The Borno Coordinator , former Minister Wakil also confirmed he received N450m.

He also revealed that the sum of N40m was allegedly given to the former PDP Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, for Security.

- News 24


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