Tension As EFCC Grills Former Governor For Hours Over N350m Campaign funds

Achike Udenwa
Achike Udenwa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Tuesday, detained a former Governor of Imo State, Chief Achike Udenwa, for allegedly receiving N350m from the Director of Finance, Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Senator Nenadi Usman.

Udenwa, who was quizzed for several hours by the EFCC was however, released later, after promising to cooperate fully with the anti-graft agency, said a source who pleaded not to be mentioned.

ALSO READ: Panama Papers Leak Update: Adenuga, Sani Bello, Andy Uba and Late Oni Of Ife Indicted

The money was said to have emanated from the account of the Central Bank of Nigeria. About N4bn was deposited into the account of Usman, who then disbursed the money to several politicians in the build-up to the 2015 presidential elections.

Previous ArticleNext Article
Arinze Esomnofu is a Content writer with Edliner.com He is not only talented but also passionate about writing and reporting as he has had some of his op-ed article featured in top Nigerian Online and Traditional media houses. He is also a freethinker on religious matters.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *