N50BN ROAD SCRUTINY: EFCC Arrests Two Chinese For Offering N100m Bribe.

The  Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,  EFCC,  has arrested two Chinese:  Messrs Meng Wei Kun and Xu Koi for offering  N50 million bribe to its Zonal Head, Mr Abdullahi Lawal, to compromise ongoing probe into the abandonment of an N50 billion road project by a Chinese firm. The suspects, who are top officials of China Zhonghao Nigeria Limited, were arrested on Monday,  May 11,  2020, in Sokoto by EFCC operatives in a sting operation. According to EFCC Spokesman, Dele Oyewale, the cash bribe was offered in a desperate bid to compromise ongoing investigations of a construction company,  China Zhonghao Nig. Ltd,  handling 50 billion contracts awarded by the Zamfara State Government between 2012 to 2019.