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Corrupt politicians are running to APC for protection – Ortom

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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, says the pattern the place corrupt politicians who be a part of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC are shielded from prosecution is unsuitable and needs to be discouraged.

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Governor Ortom spoke on Monday on the Benue Peoples Home Makurdi when he acquired the Nationwide President Nigeria Civil Service Union, NCSU, Comrade Lawrence Amaechi and his delegation on a courtesy name the place he was introduced with ‘The Defender and Shepherd of the Lots’ award.

He famous that there is no such thing as a regulation below the structure that shields corrupt leaders who’re members of the APC from prosecution, stressing that doing so encourages corruption by a authorities that used struggle in opposition to corruption as one of many marketing campaign guarantees to come back into energy.

Governor Ortom lamented that the APC-led administration appears to be the worst by way of corruption, declaring {that a} serving minister who allegedly stole billions of naira was presently being shielded from prosecution.

The Governor stated he stays dedicated to the struggle for justice, fairness and equity for all, stressing that he selected to stay the mouthpiece of the oppressed and those that don’t have any voice.

Whereas noting that no intimidation from any quarters would power Benue folks to rescind the ranching regulation, Governor Ortom stated the award would spur him to be extra proactive and delicate to the plight of his folks and civil servants.

Chief of the delegation, Comrade Amaechi sympathised with Governor Ortom and other people of the state over the spate of insecurity and different unlucky happenings and prayed for its finish.

He thanked the Governor for appointing considered one of them, Comrade Ojotu Ojema in his administration and pledged the union’s sustained assist, at the same time as he requested that the Governor attends commissioning of the NCSU State secretariat.

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