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Gov Ortom Challenges FG to Account for $1bn Security Funds From States

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has challenged the Federal Government to give account of the $1bn security funds jointly put together by the 36 states of the federation to fight insurgency in the country.

Ortom stated this while addressing newsmen shortly before the commencement of the State Security Council meeting at the Government House, Makurdi.

The governor question what the Federal Government had done with the money that insecurity has continued to escalate in the country.

Ortom mandated his deputy, Benson Abounu, to seek clarifications on the matter.

Written by: Helen Obih

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