EFCC grills Fmr Bauchi State House of Assembly Deputy speaker, two others over N500m poll fund fraud  


The Gombe zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday quizzed the former deputy speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Hon.Sace A .Dumba, former caretaker chairman of Dass local government, Mohammed Suleiman Rabo and former chairman of People’s Democratic Party in Dass LGA of the state for allegedly sharing about five hundred million naira (N500 million) to twenty local government areas of the State for the re-election of the former president Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 general election.

The bribe money was reportedly lavished on PDP stakeholders in all the local government areas of the State by the commissioner for finance, Garba Dahiru, during the administration of Isa Yuguda, the former governor of the State. They admitted to the operatives of EFCC during interrogation that they signed and collected the said amount from Garba, to deliver PDP in all the local government areas of the State.

According to them, the sharing formula was based on the population of each of the local government, in which Bauchi LG collected forty eight million and twenty thousand naira, Toro collected thirty two million, four hundred and ninety thousand naira, while Ningi local government collected twenty eight million, two hundred and fifty thousand.

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