EFCC invites Shekarau, Wali, other over N950m campaign funds

EFCC invites Shekarau, Wali, other over N950m campaign funds

- Former Kano state governor, Ibrahim Shekarau and two others are expected at EFCC office today, Tuesday, May 22

- The trio were invited in connection with the N950m campaigned funds allegedly shared among PDP members at Shekarau’s residence before 2015 elections

- Shekarau, through his media aide, Ghali Sadiq, had at the time denied collecting any share from the N950m

Ibrahim Shekarau, the former Kano state governor, Ambassador Aminu Wali and engineer Mansur Ahmed are expected to report to the Kano zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) today, Tuesday, May 22.

Daily Trust reports that Ahmed was a former commissioner of works in Kano state and deputy campaign director (north) for the former president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

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NAIJ.com gathered that the three were invited in connection with the N950m campaign fund allegedly shared among PDP members at Shekarau’s residence prior to the conduct of 2015 general elections.

According to Daily Trust, a source closed to the former governor said, “Shekarau, Wali and Ahmed will report to the commission’s zonal office at Hajj camp by around 2pm today.”

In May 2016, Shekarau, Wali and Ahmed were invited by the commission over the fund and their statements were taken.

Daily Trust reported that Shekarau, through his media aide, Ghali Sadiq, had at the time denied collecting any share from the N950m.

According to Sadiq, Ambassador Aminu Wali shared the money among PDP members at Shekarau’s residence in Kano.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that the Gombe zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered N130 million from corrupt individuals and secured 9 convictions in three months.

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Source: Naija.ng

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