100 INEC Staff Face Suspension Over 23 Billion Naira Diezani Bribe

The Independent National Electoral Commission is set to suspend 100 of its officials this month over various amounts of money they allegedly collected from the N 23bn bribe fund facilitated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison -Madueke , ahead of the 2015 general elections .

INEC confirmed on Tuesday that it had received a report on the indicted staff from the investigations carried out by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

It was learnt that the electoral umpire had started reviewing the report and that those indicted in the report would go on suspension.
A source in INEC stated that those found culpable would receive their letters of suspension before the end of January .
A national commissioner said , “ We are working on the report submitted by the EFCC and before the end of the month, those involved would go on suspension . ”

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