BENUE STATE – Three properties belonging to the former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam has been sealed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission
Daily trust reporter said the property with the inscription of EFCC on them included; the Metropolitan hotel along FMC road, a residential building still under construction by the riverside and his family home in HUDCO quarters all in Makurdi.
But speculations in the state showed that the EFCC may have sealed his properties in connection with the alleged misappropriation of N107 billion by the former governor which was revealed by the Panel of Inquiry headed by Justice Elizabeth Kpojime.
The panel was set up by the state governor, Samuel Ortom immediately after he was sworn to office. The committee had indicted some former state officials for tampering with the state funds.