Abuja - A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, (INEC) has been declared wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in connection with a N23.29billion poll bribery scandal.
The former INEC chairman allegedly drew up the strategies on how the bribery could be perfected.
According to a source in the EFCC, the anti-graft agency has been on his trail in the last two weeks but he has managed to evade arrest.
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EFCC discovered that the N23.29billion was shared to electoral officials in all the 36 states, some individuals and Non-Governmental Organisations, which deployed election monitors.
Many INEC officials and ad hoc workers were said to have benefitted from the bribe.
- News 24