The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) has frozen 3 bank accounts belonging to the Benue State Government.
This move comes after the commission accused the State Governor Samuel Ortom of ₦22 billion fraud.
The Cable reports that Terver Akase, the Chief Publicity Secretary to Ortom, revealed the freezing of the state accounts.
The state government has insisted the ₦22 billion was used in the payment of security agencies to fight the herdsmen killings in the state.
Ortom has credited his departure from the All Progressives Congress ( APC ) as the reason he is being “singled out” and “persecuted” by the anti-graft agency.