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EFCC Blocks Bank Accounts Of Benue & Akwa Ibom State Governments

Valentine Chinyem



The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has frozen bank accounts belonging to Benue and Akwa Ibom States governments.

This was disclosed by the chief press secretary to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday.

Both state governors have expressed surprise at the move by the anti-graft agency, while the Nigeria Governors Forum has also called on the EFCC to unfreeze the accounts, citing that it is unconstitutional.

However, calls to Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the anti-graft agency, did not get through.

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