The operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission took away four Ghana-must-go bags suspected to contain money from the Zamfara office of INEC on October Nine,2019.
Report have it that the operatives were at the Independent National Electoral Commission office in Gusaum, following the on going investigation over alleged non payment of ad hoc staff who conducted the 2019 general election.
According to the petition filed to the EFCC by one of the ad hoc staff, Abdullahi Nasiru, alleged that they were shortchanged by INEC to the tune of over eighty million Naira in the allowances paid to them after the general election when compared to what was paid ad hoc staff in other states.
Eye witnesses explained that the EFCC operatives arrived at the office around noon with heavily armed personnel and ransacked the facility for close to two hours.
The eye witnesses further said that all the four bags and some documents were allegedly recovered from the office of the accountant.
He added that Some INEC officials who were earlier arrested by the EFCC were brought along during the two-hour search and were afterwards taken back into custody.