…asks his cabinet to work till May 29
By Peter Duru, Makurdi
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State says he is not afraid of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and is willing to submit himself to the anti-graft agency if called upon.
He also reiterated that he is open to scrutiny because he has not soiled his hands nor have anything to hide.
The Governor made the declaration on Friday during the valedictory session for members of the State Executive Council and other top government appointees held at the old banquet hall of Government House, Makurdi.
He also advised his appointees to be prepared to face the anti-graft agency if invited for questioning assuring that he has no skeleton in his cupboard.
He said: “Anytime you are invited by EFCC, don’t be afraid to go. As for me, I am not a coward to run away from EFCC, if they come for me I will follow them. I don’t have any investment in Europe all I have are in this state.
“If anyone accuses me of…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper