Thursday May 19, 2022 10:34 PM

Ortom: Ayade, others defected to APC to avoid being persecuted

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has said  that some governors are defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) because they are afraid of prosecution from the Federal Government after mismanaging  resources.

Acccording to him, some governors who have mismanaged public property are afraid that the Federal Government could prosecute them

He added that he was approached and he told them he had no skeleton in his cupboard.

”I have no issue with those defecting here and there but let those people come clean because you heard the former National Chairman of APC say that when you defect to APC, you will become a saint; even if you are a devil, you will become a saint.

“And so people who have mismanaged themselves and mismanaged public property are afraid. And that’s the instrument that the Federal Government is using on our people,” he said.

”They came to me and I said no, I have no skeleton. Let them bring it out. If you don’t do well, I will take you to court and we will dig it out there.”

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