The bribe actions during the build-up to 2015 presidential election unveil has Economic and Financial Crimes Commission arrested prominent stakeholders in the People’s Democratic Party on Monday and Tuesday over the alleged disbursement of N23 billion ($115m) by Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, the former Minister of Petroleum Resources.The key leaders arrested were from the North-East region of the country; Yobe, Adamawa, Gombe and Borno.
Punch reported that,  “Senator Saidu Kumo, who is the Special Adviser, Political Matters, to the embattled PDP Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff; and a former PDP Chairman in Gombe State, Paloma Nuhu, returned N2m each from their share of the money.Some of those arrested include: a former Minister of Power, Mohammed Wakil (Borno); a former Minister of Science and Technology, Alhaji Abdu Bulama (Yobe); and the PDP chairman, Mr. Joel Madaki (Adamawa). The accountant of the Gombe State Government House, Mr. Mohammed Balbaya, was also arrested for the Diezani bribe”

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