EFCC on Monday and Tuesday arrest former ministers to Goodluck Jonathan and some members from PDP on scandal investigations into the $115m (N23bn) allegedly disbursed by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the 2015 Goodluck Jonathan presidential election.
some of the members that was arrest are:the Leader of North-East states of Borno, Adamawa, Yobe and Gombe which comprises of former Minister of Power, Mohammed Wakil (Borno); a former Minister of Science and Technology, Alhaji Abdu Bulama (Yobe); and the PDP chairman, Mr. Joel Madaki (Adamawa). The accountant of the Gombe State Government House, Mr. Mohammed Balbaya,
However,Borno State Coordinator, Wakil was confirmed he received N450m, according to the EFCC report.
“Senator Kumo and the state former PDP chairman, Paloma Nuhu, have through bank drafts refunded N2m each which they claimed to be their personal benefits from the funds. The said amount came from the sum of N106m both signed and collected from Fidelity Bank for their state.
However, Senator Kumo could not account for the balance of N106m.”.
The PDP chairman in Adamawa has lay the burden that the money was received by the Acting Governor Ngilari, he further explained on how N450m campaign funds that was sent to the state were distributed by the former acting governor of Adamawa