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EFCC: Ortom Has Nothing To Hide – Akase

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The media aide to former governor of Benue state Samuel Ortom , Mr. Terver Akase says his principal is not afraid to submit himself to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for questioning

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The erstwhile Media Adviser who was reacting to an online media report that agents of the anti graft agencies were on the trail of his principal, maintained that the former governor has nothing to hide because he ran a transparent government.

In a statement issued Monday in Makurdi, Mr. Akase said: “We read some online reports which stated that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has deployed a team of its officers to Benue State to arrest and detain the immediate past Governor of the State, Samuel Ortom over unfounded allegations.

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Governor Ortom has repeatedly said that he ran a transparent administration and is willing to honour the invitation of any anti-corruption agency that wants to get clarifications on operations of his administration.”

An online medium had in a recent unconfirmed report claimed that operatives of the anti graft agency had moved into Benue State from Abuja with intention of arresting the former governor for questioning.

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Efforts to get a reaction from the Makurdi Command of the Commission was unsuccessful.

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