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Former Benue State Governor Gabriel Suswam Remanded by EFCC


Sofowora Oladapo

The maxim ‘the rich also cry’, captures the current travails of the former Governor of Benue state, Gabriel Suswam, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), on Thursday the 2nd of November 2017, invited, questioned and remanded him for his share in the N23 billion pay out by the former minister of petroleum, Alison Maueke, who had allegedly attempted to influence the outcome of the 2015 general elections through bribery.

The Former Governor, who is currently facing other charges for alleged corruption, misuse of Office and the misappropriation of public funds, arrived at the premises of the EFCC in Abuja at 10 a.m.

Happenings.com.ng gathered that, he was immediately interrogated, for the N450 million, which the Benue State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) got as its own share of the election kickback.

A close sources in the EFCC divulged that, the former governor was detained in order to determine the accountability of N450 million that he allegedly collected from an undisclosed bank.

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