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Monday, 12 October 2015

News: EFCC arrests Former Benue State Governor Suswam

Former Governor of Benue State Gabriel Suswam have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Daily Sun learnt that the former governor was invited by the graft commission to answer for some of his deeds as governor of the state.
Suswam, who left office on May 29, this year, is alleged to have made away with state funds running into billions of Naira and is to defend himself against the charges.
Speaking with newsmen a short while ago, the EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwajuren confirmed that Suswan was arrested Today, Monday and is being quizzed by the anti-graft agency.
“He was invited by the EFCC in connection with ongoing corruption investigation in Benue state,” he said.
Recall that the commission on Friday grilled his former finance commissioner, Mr. Omadachi Oklobia for hours in Abuja with a view to eliciting vital information that may help them in confronting Suswam.

Oklobia, who is also said to be involved in the Suswam alleged corruption case, reported to the Wuse 2 head office of the EFCC around 10 am and was questioned under what a source in the agency called ‘under caution’ because of his ‘complicity in the case.

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