Here Are The Major Round-Up Of News From Benue State Today
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Friday arraigned Philomina Chieshe alongside other Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) officials over missing 35 million belonging to the board.
Naija News recalls that Chieshe had alleged that the money was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, Benue state.
In a statement on Thursday by the acting EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, revealed that Chieshe will be arraigned alongside five others; Samuel Umoru, Yakubu Jekada, Daniel Agbo, Priscilla Ogunsola,and Aliyu Yakubu before Justice Peter Afen of a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Abuja today.
seven members of the Benue state house of Assembly who were suspended last year July have welcomed back into the parliament
Naija News learnt that the lawmakers were recalled by there colleagues during plenary on Thursday.
Moving a motion for the recall, the House Majority Leader, Avine Agbom, recalled that the members were suspended for six months during plenary.
Those suspended, he recalled, included Terkimbi Ikyange (Ushogo/APC), Benjamin Adanyi (Makurdi South/APC), Nick Eworo (Obi/APC), Terhemba Chabo (Gboko West/APC), James Okefe (Okpokwu/APC), Adam Okloho (Adoka-Ugboju/APC), and Bem Mngutyo (Tarka/APC).
Mr Agbom further recalled that the suspension was extended for another three months at the completion of the six months.