N70b loot: Matawalle’s claim of $2m bribe against Bawa, a hoax — EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission described the claims by Zamfara State Governor, Bello Muhammed Matawalle, that its Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa was after him for refusing to give him $2m bribe, as a hoax. The Spokesman for the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, said in a late-night statement, said that the outgoing Zamfara governor invented the story in order to blackmail Bawa and the commission but that the agency would not dignify such spurious allegation with a response and challenged the governor to go ahead and present whatever evidence he has against…

Read More