EFCC freezing of Kogi account a joke too far ― Yahaya Bello


Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, Tuesday asserted that none of the state accounts has been frozen at the request of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), restating his government’s position that the N20 billion bailout fund it received was appropriately applied. 

According to him the reported freezing of the state’s account was a joke taken too far. 

He made the clarification while fielding questions from reporters at the presidential villa, Abuja after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. 

A federal high court sitting in Lagos had been reported to have frozen a Kogi salary bailout account domiciled in Sterling Bank Plc, over a N20 billion loan obtained from…

Source: Nigerian Tribune