The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has concluded
arrangements to prosecute a Deputy Director of the Independent
Electoral Commission, INEC, in Akwa Ibom State, and former Electoral
Officer in Rivers State, Gogo Anderson Waribo for bribe taking.
Waribo allegedly collected N16million linked to the N23billion slush
fund linked to Diezani Allison-Madueke during the 2015 general
election, with the aim of influencing the outcome of the election.
He was arrested by EFCC operatives following intelligence report that
some INEC officers conspired with some staff of Fidelity Bank to
defraud the Federal Government of several millions of naira.
Although he denied the allegations, investigation revealed that the
INEC Deputy Director's name was on the list of the "bribe takers".
It was revealed that he received N16 million through his First Bank
account on March 27, 2015 and gave N5 million to Peter Popnen, an ex-
He will be arraigned as soon as investigation is completed.