EFCC Recovers N65.5 million Cash in Zamfara INEC Office

EFCC Recovers N65.5 million Cash in Zamfara INEC Office

EFCC recovers about N65.5 million cash in Zamfara State INEC Office.

Operatives of Sokoto zonal office on Tuesday recovered the money to the tune of N65,548,000 Zamfara State INEC Office.

The money which comprises 81 bundle of N1000 notes, 97 bundle of N500 notes and 96 pieces of N500 notes.

INEC in Zamfara reportedly paid their Ad hoc staff the sum 9,000 naira and other states like sokoto paid 12,000 naira.
The cash is reported to be funds illegally cut for movement of electoral materials and under payment of staff.

The EFCC spokesman revealed that four days before the men of EFCC raid the INEC office there in Zamfara the state commissioner arrested four INEC staff for conspiracy and diversion of ad hoc allowance amounting N84, 696,000 (Eighty-Four Million, Six Hundred and Ninety-Six Thousand Naira)

EFCC investigation also revealed that none of the 10,500 staff who participated in the electoral duties have received their payment.

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