Alleged Wike’s bribe: 23 INEC officials trial in Rivers unsafe, says FG

The Federal Government has said it cannot prosecute the 23 officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission, accused of receiving N360m bribe from Governor Nyesom Wike, in any court in Rivers State.It cited security reasons for choosing to charge the defendants before the Federal High Court in Abuja and not any court in Rivers State.The prosecution stated this in an affidavit it filed along with the charges which it instituted before the Federal High Court in Abuja against the 23 INEC officials.


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