The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, claimed that two former ministers had confessed their involvement in the alleged N23 billion set aside by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan to rig the 2015 polls.
The immediate past Katsina State governor, Ibrahim Shema, was also said to have been indicted by one of the former ministers.
A statement signed by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, read: “A former Minister of Mines and Steel, Musa Muhammad Sada, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, his involvement in the alleged N23.29billion poll bribery scandal.
“Sada is one of the former ministers in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan who are being investigated by the anti-graft agency.
“During investigation, Sada disclosed that he was authorised by former governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, to collect the sum of N700 million on behalf of Katsina State and remit it to the former state’s Commissioner for Finance for keep for him (Shema).