BREAKING: EFCC arrests, detains Sheriff, ex-PDP boss

By Editor on 12/03/2018

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Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ali Modu Sheriff, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), emerging reports are indicating.

ALEDEH, is reporting that Sheriff, former Borno State Governor is currently being grilled by officials of the anti-graft agency since he arrived the EFCC office around 10 am, adding that the development is coming after Mr. Sheriff was arrested in June 2016 for his involvement in the alleged sharing of the sum of N40 million.

The anti-graft agency had on June 6, 2016, grilled Mohammed Wakil, who was the PDP campaign coordinator for Borno State, who in his report, said the N450 million allocated to the State was shared as follows: “Nicholas Msheliya, Peter Biye, Hon. Kudla satumaria, Hon. Ibrahim Birma, all from Southern Borno received the sum of N112,340.000.00. Equally Hon. Kangar, through Dr. Kulima A.A received N88, 620.000.00, while Engr Mohammad Baba Kachalla, Hon. Kaamuna Khadi, Hon. Zarma Mustapha and Hon. Abdulrahman Tarab received the sum of 140,860.000.00.

“Similarly, the sum of N40 million was allegedly given to Hon. Kumalia, for onward transmission to Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff for Security”, a statement by the Head of Media and Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren had said.

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Meanwhile, an investigation is ongoing, as Sheriff is answering questions in the EFCC office, at the time of filing this report though the reason for his arrest is still unclear.





Posted on March, 12 2018

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