Wednesday, 11 May 2016


N23bn election Bribery Scandal: Sada collected N700m for Ex-Katsina Gov'

N23bn election Bribery Scandal:efcc probe on n23b election scandal
N23bn election Bribery Scandal.A former Minister of Mines and Steel, Arch. Musa Muhammad Sada, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, his involvement in the alleged N23.29bn election bribery scandal. According to a statement shared on the wall of the EFCC Facebook page, Sada is one of the former ministers in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan who are being investigated by the
anti-graft agency.

During interrogation, Sada disclosed that he was authorised by former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, to collect the sum of N700m( Seven Hundred Million) on behalf of Katsina State and remit it to the former state’s Commissioner of Finance for him to keep for him( Shema).

In a related development, a former Minister of State for Agriculture, Asabe Asmau Ahmed, from Niger State, revealed how she personally signed and collected the sum of N450m( Four Hundred and Fifty Million Naira). Ahmed also stated that she kept the sum of N105million (One Hundred and Five Million) for herself. She further alleged that the balance was given to top Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, party officials in Niger State.


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