The immediate past Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom has been invited by the Makurdi Zonal command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Ortom, according to reports, arrived at the anti-graft agency, located at Alor Gordon Street in the state, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
The former governor, it was gathered, was invited to be questioned concerning an ongoing investigation into alleged financial misappropriation during his tenure as an official.
“Former governor Ortom is currently at our Makurdi zonal office in Benue State. He arrived at about 10 a.m. this morning, and he’s still there now. He was invited over an ongoing investigation concerning alleged misappropriation of funds during his time in office,” an impeccable source was quoted to have said.
The Spokesman of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren is, however, yet to release a statement about this development.
This is a developing story. More details shortly.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the Bauchi State House of Assembly on Tuesday re-elected Abubakar Suleiman as the Speaker of the Assembly.
Suleiman, who represents Ningi Central Constituency was re-elected unopposed.