REVEALED: How Army, DSS, Police, Shared Diezani’s 35 Billion Naira Bribe
Stories of how the ‘national cake’ was shared during the 2015 general elections have refused to go away.
Fresh facts have emerged on how security agencies collected whopping sums as bribe from former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison Madueke and shared it among themselves.
The juicy details show that indeed the ‘cake’ went around.
The Economic and Financial Commission on Thursday named some of the individuals and public officials In a document tendered by Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, before the Federal High Court in Lagos.
It stated that the Resident Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Kwara State at the time received 1 million Naira cash, the Commissioner of Police in Kwara State at the time received 10 million Naira cash, while the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations got 2 million Naira cash.
According to the document, both the Assistant Commissioners of Police in charge of operations and administration in Kwara State, also received 1 million Naira cash each.
The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Kwara State for the 2015 general elections was also given 10 million Naira, while INEC’s Administrative Secretary in Kwara State at the time received 5 million Naira cash.
The document also revealed that INEC Head of Department, Operations and “his boys” were given 5 million Naira, while “other officers” received and shared 2 million Naira among themselves.
Also listed as beneficiaries of the Diezani largess in Kwara State were OC Mopol and “his men”, who got 7 million Naira; 21c Mopol and men in the state, who got 10 million Naira; the Director of the DSS and his men, who got 2.5 million Naira.
The military in Kwara State was also bribed with 50 million Naira, according to the document, while other security agencies including the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and the Federal Road Safety Corps got 20 million Naira.
An investigator with the EFCC, Usman Zakari, who brought the document to court on Thursday, told Justice Rilwan Aikawa that it was recovered from a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dele Belgore.
Belgore is standing trial before Justice Aikawa for allegedly collecting 450 million Naira from Diezani and distributing same to beneficiaries in Kwara State.