Ex-military governor arrested over Diezani’s N23.3b

Ex-military governor arrested over Diezani’s N23.3b

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 1:35 am


A  former Military Administrator of Akwa Ibom State, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission  for collecting  N450million from the N23.29billion ($115m) poll bribery cash.

Nkanga, who is a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), was arrested in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

He reportedly collected the cash twice.

The first tranche of the money, a sum of N350,000,000 was collected on March 27, 2015 while the second tranche of N100,000,000 was collected on March 31, 2015. Nkanga signed for the two tranches.

 

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