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EFCC quizzes Chime over N450million bribe

09 June 2016, 14:32

Lagos - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFFC) on Wednesday questioned  the immediate past Governor of Enugu State, Sullivan Chime, for allegedly receiving N450m bribe, reports Punch.ng

The money is part of the $115m (N23billion) disbursed by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election.

According to Daily Trust  Chime reported at the Enugu zonal office of the EFCC, and said to have told detectives that he handed over the money to the Secretary of the campaign office, who was also the state’s Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Government Affairs.

Chime, the source said, was expected to report on Monday, June 13, 2016, for further interrogation.

The ex-Enugu State governor is the second governor in the South-East, after ex governor of Imo State Achike Udenwa, to be grilled by the EFCC in connection with the Diezani bribe money.


- News24


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