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Nigeria Police Arrest Atiku’s Campaigner With $500, 000 In Port Harcourt

By Sunday Elijah

Nigeria Police has arrested a Member of the House of Representatives and campaigner of Atiku Abubakar, Dr. Chinyere Igwe, for allegedly laundering $498,100 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Igwe, who represents Port Harcourt Federal Constituency 2, was arrested on Friday during a stop and search operation by the police.

In a statement, spokesperson of Rivers Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, the MP also had a list for distribution of the money.

“The AIG Election, AIG Abutu Yaro fdc has ordered swift interrogation and arraignment in court.

“The Command urges all contestants and political parties to comply strictly with provisions of the Electoral Act and other relevant laws.

“Members of the public are encouraged to avail themselves of the following hotlines to report any observation they believe have 08032003514, 08098880134.” The statement says.

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