10 Oct EFCC DISCOVERED 65.5 MILLION IN INEC OFFICE.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC) recovered N65.5million in the workplace of the Independent National Electoral Commission(EFCC) in Zamfara state.
It said in an explanation that “the cash includes 81 heap of N1000 notes, 97 heap of N500 notes and 96 piece of N500 notes.
“The monies were kept in two flame resistant safes during a search and investigation hunt led in workplaces of the HOD Accounts and Cashier of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Zamfara state. ”
“The cash is suspected to be 40% unlawfully deducted on assets discharged to INEC Zamfara office to pay for the lease of Canopies, Tables and Chairs and furthermore assets for RAC (Registration Area Center) and development of men and materials to Polling Units, by the HOD Accounts and Cashier. ”
According to the investigation, The staff claimed that the Adhoc INEC authorities were not paid their N6,000 stipends each for the two elections. ”
“The suspects would be summoned in court when examination is finished,” the commission included.