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EFCC Quiz Former Bauchi Deputy Speaker And Two Others Over N500m Election Bribery Funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Gombe zonal office quizzed the former deputy speaker of Bauchi State house of assembly, Sace A.Dumba, the former caretaker chairman of Dass local government, Mohammed Suleiman Rabo and former chairman of People’s Democratic Party in Dass local government area of the state for sharing about five hundred million naira (N500 million) to  twenty local government areas of the State for  the re-election of the former president Goodluck  Jonathan in 2015 general election.

The commissioner for finance Garba Dahiru reportedly lavished the bribe money on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stakeholders in all the local government areas of the State, during the administration of Isa Yuguda, the former governor of the state.

They admitted to the operatives of EFCC during interrogation that they signed and collected the said amount from Garba so as to deliver PDP in all the local government areas of the State.

They also told the EFCC that the sharing formula was based on the population of each of the local government in which Bauchi local government collected forty-eight million, twenty thousand naira (N48, 020.000), Toro collected thirty two-million, four hundred and ninety thousand naira while Ningi local government collected twenty-eight million, two hundred and fifty thousand naira.