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ICPC arraigns Gov Ortom’s aide, ex-commissioner over N4.7bn

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) has arraigned an aide of Benue state governor, Samuel Ioraer Ortom along with another before Justice S.O Itodo in Benue State High Court, Makurdi, Benue State. The aide, Stephen Amase, Principal Private Secretary to Governor Ortom was arraigned along with Mr Manger T Emmanuel, a former Commissioner of Works and presently, Special Adviser, Ministry of Energy, Science and Technology. ICPC spokesperson, Rasheedat A. Okoduwa said the duo were arraigned for conferring unfair advantage upon themselves and for holding indirect private interest in a contract valued at N4,766,858,449.63 (Four billion seven hundred and sixty-six million eight hundred and fifty-eight thousand four hundred and forty-nine naira, sixty-three kobo) only, an offence which contravenes Sections 12 and 19 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000. Continue reading ICPC arraigns Gov Ortom’s aide, ex-commissioner over N4.7bn at Vanguard News.

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