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INEC officials admit in receiving N120 million in Diezani bribe

28 May 2016, 11:14

Abuja - Eleven officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission who supervised the 2015 elections have been alleged to receiving N120 million of the N23 billlion in the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke corruption deal, Punch reported.

The Economic Financial Crimes Commission arrested the officials along with former Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, Gesila Khan.

The officials were interrogated the EFCC and confessed in receiving millions of naira.

Also read: N23.3b bribe: Bank, INEC officials return N408.7m 

Names of the detained officials have been released.

Pulse reports that the former minister allegedly offered bribes to INEC officials prior the 2015 elections.

For more on this story visit Punch


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