How I Shared N450 Million – Former Minister
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested a former Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, for his alleged involvement in the sharing of the N450m allocated to Zamfara State out of the $115m deposited in Fidelity Bank Plc. by former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, during the 2015 general elections.
Yuguda is one of the former ministers in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan who are being investigated by the anti-graft agency.
Yuguda, in his statement, on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, admitted to have collected N450 million in his capacity as a chieftain of the PDP, in his state.
The former minister, who hails from Zamfara State, also stated that he supervised the sharing of the money in his home. According to him, a former Secretary to the Zamfara State Government and member of PDP Presidential Campaign Committee 2015, Aminu Ahmed Nahuche, collected the sum of N450m allocated to Zamfara State from Fidelity Bank Plc.