Former Benue Governor, Ortom not Arrested by EFCC

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom
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Former Benue Governor, Ortom not Arrested by EFCC

A press statement issued by Terver Akase, Media Aide to the immediate past Governor of Benue State, denied the reports making the round that he principal was arrested and detained by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC.

Below is the press release as issued by Mr. Terver Akase on 20th June, 2023.

Contrary to insinuations in some sections of the media, the immediate past Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom today visited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC to honour the invitation of the commission.

Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, 
Economic Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC,

Chief Ortom was neither arrested nor detained at the EFCC Zonal Headquarters in Makurdi.

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The former Governor has repeatedly said that he is available to respond to inquiries by anti-graft agencies as he has nothing to hide regarding his stewardship of Benue State.

Terver Akase
Media Aide to the former Governor.
June 20, 2023.

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