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.


Join The Conversation

What do you think?

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.