L-R: Kalu, Sheriff, Lawal and Amaechi
Sources have been able to gather that the politician who are working for President Buhari Re-Election bid in February 2019 are having pending corruption cases worth N232bn.
According to the Punch Newspapers in their investigations carried out by them on the corruption case, They were able to gather that the amount involved in the various graft cases, which are currently pending before security agencies, especially the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, range from N223m to N100bn for each of the politicians and that some of the politicians who are Ex-members of the Peoples Democratic Party and other opposition parties, had allegedly defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress in order to be shielded from the EFCC.
Individually the Politicians who have issues with the EFCC has vowed that they did allow President Buhari remain in power until 2023. The eight politicians include the senator representing Nasarawa West at the National Assembly, Abdullahi Adamu; the senator representing Sokoto North and former Governor of Sokoto State, Aliyu Wamakko; ex-Senate Minority Leader and former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, who recently defected from the PDP to the APC; and a former Governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu.
Others are the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal; the former Governor of Rivers State and Director-General of the Buhari Campaign Organisation in 2015, Rotimi Amaechi; the Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari; and former National Chairman of the PDP, Ali Modu Sheriff.