BREAKING! EFCC Freeze Benue State's Accounts Following Samuel Ortom's Defection To PDP

at 10:47 AM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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The plot to frustrate Governor Samuel Ortom after his daring move to defect from the All Progressives Congress, APC, to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a dramatic turn Tuesday following indication that the state government’s bank accounts have been frozen by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Vanguard gathered that the government accounts were frozen by the anti graft agency on the premise that the Governor’s security vote was being investigated.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission earlier linked Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State to an alleged fraud to the tune of N22bn.
This is just as the EFCC revealed that 21 members of the Benue State House of Assembly are under investigation for allegedly diverting N375m meant for the procurement of vehicles that would be used for oversight functions.
The allegations are contained in a report of an investigation which began in 2016 but was made available to a Punch correspondent on Monday.
According to the report, the governor, between June 30, 2015 and March 2018, ordered the withdrawal of N21.3bn from four government’s accounts in Guaranty Trust Bank, First Bank of Nigeria and the United Bank for Africa.
On paper, about N19bn out of the money was said to be meant for the payment of six security agencies that had been deployed in the state to address the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers.
However, the EFCC stated that less than N3bn of the money was paid to the security agencies while the remainder could not be accounted for.

Published at: 10:47 AM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
Author: onuigbo felicia
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oloche1984 at 12:39 PM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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EFCC is now APC and APC= EFCC, God will see us through in Jesus Christ our lord!!!
SweetDaddy1 at 12:41 PM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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The illegal chairman of EFCC is known to be a dog of Buhari and a member of re-election of Buhari campaign team.
Larry28 at 12:51 PM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
kaposky at 01:07 PM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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cypanyahucha at 01:11 PM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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This is rather unfortunate
Wazubia at 03:16 PM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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slimber at 09:00 PM, 8/08/2018 (6 months ago)
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