Court to DSS: Produce ex-Benue State governor, Gabriel Suswam in court
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the State Security Service to produce former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, in court on May 11 for arraignment on allegations of fraud.
The Nigerian Government had accused the ex-governor and two others of diverting N9.7 billion being part of funds from the Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme (Sure-P).
The fund was allegedly diverted between 2012 and 2015 while Suswam was the governor of the state.
The other defendants facing the 32-count charge are the former Commissioner of Finance, Mr Omadachi Oklobia and former Accountant, Benue State Government House, Mrs Janet Aluga.