Abuja—The probe of former Military Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Air Commodore Idongesit Nkanga, (retd) by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over allegation of collecting and disbursing the state’s share of N450 million for campaigns ahead of last year’s Presidential election, has taken a criminal dimension.
The former Commander of the Presidential Air Fleet, who was invited to the EFCC Zonal Office in Port Harcourt, in connection with the receipt of the cash, is said to have pleaded his innocence during interrogation and insisted that he neither received nor shared the N450 million allocated to the state by the embattled former Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. EFCC sources confirmed to Vanguard that the operatives were looking into the claim that some powerful officials in the state forged Nkanga’s signature as the State Coordinator of Subsidy Reinvestments Programmes Coordinator, SURE-P, and collected the N450 million without his knowledge. EFCC operatives
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