Bribery: EFCC arraigns two Chinese ver N100M Bribe

Sat May 16th, 2020 - Nasarawa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Sokoto Zonal office, yesterday, arraigned the duo of Meng Wei Kun and Xui Kuoi, both Chinese, before Justice Mohammed Sa’idu Sifawa of the State High Court, Sokoto on a two-count charge of conspiracy and offering N100million bribe to a public servant.

The defendants were docked for allegedly offering to bribe the EFCC Sokoto Zonal Head, Mr. Abdullahi Lawal, with the amount on behalf of a construction company, China Zhonghao Nigeria Limited, which is being investigated over contracts awarded it by the Zamfara State Government in the sum of over N50billion between 2012 and 2019.

The EFCC is investigating the construction company in connection with the execution of contracts for the construction of township roads in Gummi, Bukkuyun, Anka and Nasarawa towns and also the construction of 168 solar-powered boreholes in the 14 councils of the state.




source: Guardian