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Faces Of INEC Officials Who Collected Over N240m From Diezani

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, June 28, arraigned the trio of Jummai Lawan Ibrahim, Kabir Bello and Musa Buba Amshi on a-6 count charge for the offences of criminal conspiracy to procure benefit for public officers and corrupt receipt of monitory benefits to the tune of N 243,067,000 (Two Hundred and Forty Three Million, Sixty Seven Thousand Naira) before Justice Fadawu Umar of the State High Court, Maiduguri, Borno State.

Jummai Lawan Ibrahim was a retired Assistant Director in Public Affairs Directorate of the INEC State Headquarters, Maiduguri while Kabir Bello and Musa Buba Amshi are Electoral officers.

On the 13th April, 2016 the Commission received an intelligence report against Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke and some INEC staff alleging the offences of Criminal Conspiracy to procure benefit for public officers and corrupt receipt of monetary benefits.

It was discovered by the Commission that Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke warehoused the sum of $115, 010,000 (One Hundred and Fifteen Million, Ten Thousand USD) with Fidelity Bank.


Investigation revealed that the accused persons received the sum of N 243m, out of the aforementioned sum from Fidelity Bank and shared among themselves and some INEC staff.