Connect with us

Nigeria News

Pollice recover N100 million Gov Wike allegedly used to bribe INEC Officials




Deputy Commissioner of Police Damian Okoro (right) presents the money recovered from 23 electoral officials while submitting the committee”s report to Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris in Abuja yesterday

The Nigeria Police Force claims that it has recover over N111 million from electoral officials alleged to have been bribed by Rivers state government to rig the December 10, 2016 legislative rerun elections in the state.

An investigative panel set up by the Inspector-General of Police, which presented its report in Abuja today, said the money was recovered from 23 suspects allegedly bribed to rig the polls.

The chairman of the panel, DCP Damian Okoro, disclosed that the sum total of N111.3 million was recovered from 23 electoral officials out of N360m.

He said that some got N15 million each while three senior electoral officers got N20 million each.

Olawale Adeniyi Journalist | Content Writer | Proofreader and Editor.

Continue Reading

© 2024 Naija News, a division of Polance Media Inc. Contact us via [email protected] or Whatsapp on +2348113851775