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N180m bribe: Court grants ex-Rivers REC N100m bail

The immediate past Resident Electoral Commissioner in Rivers State, Mrs. Gesilia Khan, was on Friday granted bail by a Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt.

The REC is being tried by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for allegedly obtaining gratification to the tune of N180 million from an unnamed individual(s), during the 2015 general elections while she was serving in the state.

Khan was arraigned in court on Wednesday over the matter by the EFCC, but the court denied the accused bail on the ground that the bail application was premature.

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