Tuesday, 4 October 2016

100 INEC officials to face EFCC over N23.29 billion bribery scandal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is set to commence the prosecution of about 100 staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) over an alleged bribery scandal totalling over N23.29 billion.
Among those indicted are two Resident Electoral Commissioners (REC) of the commission named as Gesil Khan and Mr Slyvester Ezeani.
INEC boss, Yakubu, is said to have met with the EFCC boss, Magu over the scandal
The bribe was said to have been received to influence the 2015 general election, but the election was won by Presidenr Muhammadu Buhari.