Former Ministers under Jonathan Confess their Roles in N23.29bn Bribery Scandal

Former Ministers under the administration of former Ptesident Goodluck Jonathan have opened up on their roles in the alleged N23.29bn election bribery scandal, a statement by EFCC said.

This is as former Minister of Mines and Steel, Musa Sada, has told the anti graft Commission of ​his involvement in the scandal.

​Sada was said to have disclosed that he was asked by ​a ​former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, to collect​ N700​m on behalf of Katsina State.

He said he was asked to remit it to the​ state’s ​former​ Commissioner of Finance​, which he did.

The Commissioner was asked to keep the money for the Governor, a statement by the EFCC said.

Also a former Minister of State for Agriculture, Asabe Asmau Ahmed, from Niger State, confessed to have personally collected N450​m for her State, Niger

She was quoted to have said that she kept N105​m ​for herself​ and transferred the balance to the Peoples Democratic Party chieftan in the State.

 

Author: News Editor

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