Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, yesterday night May 16th, arrested former Kaduna state governor, Ramalan Yero and a former PDP governorship candidate Kano state in the 2015 general elections, Salihu Sagir Takai. A source at EFCC told Daily Trust that both men were arrested in connection with the Deizani’s N23bn campaign largess.
The duo spent the night at the commission zonal office in Kano. Also the Secretary of PDP in Kano, Alhaji Auwalu Ibrahim Danzabuwa was also arrested.
Reacting to their arrest, a PDP Chieftain in Kano, Musa Iliyasu Kwankwaso, said
“If the commission is serious about the fight against corruption, it should extend its operation to some APC members because they too shared campaign money during last general elections. This campaign fund is a tradition in Nigerian politics and all political parties did the same thing in 2015 election. On Monday, some operatives of the commission stormed our party’s campaign office and conducted a search. They were accompanied by the party’s secretary Auwalu Ibrahim Danzabuwa to our office for the search. This is injustice being mated against PDP members”.