EFCC commences trial of former Rivers INEC commissioner over N185m scam

Posted by News Express | 9 May 2018 | 1,592 times

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‎Justice Bilikisu Aliyu of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday admitted several documents as exhibits against a former Rivers State Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Gesila Khan, and one other official, Peter Popnen, being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for alleged bribery in the sum of N185,842,000.00k.

Some of the documents presented by the EFCC and which were admitted as exhibits by the court are: an architectural plan of  two buildings not declared by 1st defendant in her assets declaration form; a response from INEC dated 26 April, 2016;  a  forensic laboratory report of hand writing specimen  of the  2nd defendant;  a  forensic report of hand writing specimen of the 1st defendant; a Deed of Conveyance of the 1st defendant and an Assets Declaration Form and INEC Identity Card of the 1st defendant

Justice Bilkisu Aliyu adjourned the matter to Wednesday, 9 May 2018, and Thursday, 10 May, 2018 for continuation of trial.


Source: News Express

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