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Diezani’s $115m: EFCC Quizzes Ex-Ministers Aminu Wali, Nurudeen Muhammad, Others Over N5bn


ABUJA (Sundiata Post) – The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), in continuation of its investigations into the $15 million allegedly laundered by the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke during the 2015 general elections through Fidelity Bank plc, has so far unravelled how a total of N5,097,064,000, was disbursed and received by representatives from seven states in the Northwest zone of the country.

Sources with the EFCC revealed to Sundiata Post on Thursday that preliminary investigation into the matter has shown that a total of   N1, 356,620,000 was received by two beneficiaries from Kano State of which a total of N 950,000,000 was received by the former Minister of Foreign Affairs in the last dispensation, Ambassador Aminu  Wali while the balance of N406,206,000 was received on behalf of the late Kano State Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner  (REC), Alhaji Mukaila Abdullahi by one Sani Isa who is retiree of INEC, Kano State.

According to findings, the accused persons collected these monies from Fidelity Bank Plc after due certification of various means of identification as requested by the bank.

Also, the sources revealed that one of the representatives from Jigawa State who was the former Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Dr Nurudeen Muhammad, received a total of N500,000,000 out of N 750,000,000 disbursed to Jigawa State.

Meanwhile, he said, the reprensentatives from Kano and Jigawa States including the former staff of INEC have been taken into custody and investigations were still on going as to who the balance of N250,000,000 was given to.

Other states in the northwest zone were believed to have benefited through their representatives from the money.

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