Rivers rerun: Police ‘recover’ N111m from 23 INEC officials


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The police on Tuesday disclosed that they recovered N111m from some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) involved in the legislative rerun-election in Rivers state.
Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police (IGP), had set up a panel to investigate allegations of fraud and bribery in the December 10 election.
But Nyesom Wike, Rivers state governor, went to court to challenge the probe of the election. 

However, the court did not give an order stopping the investigation.
On Tuesday, Damian Okoro, chairman of the panel, while presenting his report, said a “total sum of N111m out of N360m was recovered from 23 electoral officials”.
He said while three senior INEC officials got as much as N20m, some got N15m to influence the election. - (THE CABLE)

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