Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Suswam to be arraigned by EFCC today

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is expected to arraign former Benue state governor, Gabriel Suswam before a Federal High Court in Abuja today  November 4th over allegations bordering on money laundering to the tune of 3 billion Naira while he served as governor of the state. Suswam was invited and grilled by EFCC officials on October 12th.

A statement by the spokesperson of the anti-graft agency, Wilson Uwujaren, alleges that Suswam and his former Finance Commissioner, Omodachi Okolobia, diverted proceeds of the sale of shares owned by the Benue State government and Benue Investment and Property Company Limited.

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