EFCC arrests politician with large amount of cash at polling unit in Benue


Males of Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee on Saturday apprehended some folks suspected to be working for a   politician with cash.

In line with a supply, a person presupposed to be an agent of the APC candidate, Emmanuel Jime was caught with a big sum of cash at a polling unit at North Financial institution, Makurdi.

When contacted on cellphone, the state head of the anti-graft company,  Johnson Babalola confirmed {that a} man was caught with a big sum of cash.

“It’s true we caught somebody with a big sum of cash, I used to be there myself.”

ALSO READ: Elections: Ex-President Jonathan, spouse, Gov Dickson, Sylvia vote in Bayelsa

Nonetheless in a Fb publish by the fee, it learn,  “Whereas attempting to arrest him, officers of the Fee had been attacked and autos vandalised. Data gathered confirms that the cash belongs to Emmanuel Jimeh, the gubernatorial candidate of the APC in Benue state.”

However the APC governorship candidate, Emmanuel Jime denied any hyperlink with the report.

“Am getting this data from you, am not conscious of such incident, on the time I solid my vote media each native and overseas interviewed me within the presence of the folks and thereafter I returned to my home.

“You possibly can see that every one my autos can be found so I felt like coming residence to calm down after casting my vote,” Jime stated.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *