Wednesday, July 15, 2020

How two Chinese attempted to bribe us with N50m – EFCC

The Sokoto Zonal Head of Operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Abdullahi Lawal, on Wednesday told a Sokoto State High Court, sitting in Sokoto, that two Chinese: Meng Wei Kun and Xu Kuai offered him a bribe N50 million on behalf of a construction company China Zhonghao Nig. Ltd

The company is being investigated over contracts it was awarded by the Zamfara State Government, in the sum of over Sixty Billion Naira (N60, 000,000,000.00) between 2012 and 2019. The bribe was allegedly offered to compromise an ongoing investigation by the EFCC.
Lawal told the court presided over by before Justice Muhammad Sa’idu Sifawa, while being led in evidence by the EFCC’ s counsel, S. H Sa’ad, that the defendants actually offered him the bribe.
Zhonghao Nig. Ltd is being investigated in a case of conspiracy, embezzlement, money laundering, contract splitting and inflation of contracts.

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