Former Kaduna state governor, Ramalan Yero arrested by EFCC

Ramalan Yero

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested former Kaduna State governor, Mukhtar Ramalan Yero over allegations that he collected N700million from a slush fund former Nigeria’s oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke deposited at Fidelity Bank.

According to Sahara Reporters it was revealed that the former governor spent the night at the zonal office of the EFCC where he allegedly confessed to receiving the money.

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However, he claimed the money had already been shared with members of the People’s Democratic Party in 23 local government areas of the state for “election logistics”.

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