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Ortom to EFCC: Start security vote probe from Presidency (Vanguard)

Ortom to EFCC: Start security vote probe from Presidency (Vanguard)

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has urged Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to start the probe of security vote from the Presidency, if the anti-graft agency was not after him for dumping All Progressives Congress, APC.

Ortom had dumped the APC last week, with the EFCC commencing immediate probe of his security vote. The governor described his probe as a clear case of persecution and witch-hunting. The governor, who made the call, yesterday, in a live state broadcast to the people in Makurdi, wondered why he would be singled out among all governors in the country for such probe. He advised the anti-graft agency to begin the probe from the Presidency. He said: “So far, I am the only governor in Nigeria whose Security Vote is being investigated by the EFCC. Why should Benue case be different if not persecution? Read more

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