Kogi CSOs demand EFCC action against Yahaya Bello over alleged financial misappropriation

Some Civil Society Organizations under the aegis of the Kogi Conscience Liberation Movement, (KCLM) has called on the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to thoroughly prosecute all corrupt leaders including the former Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello over allegations of financial misappropriation and ensure there is no preferential treatment.

The group’s leader Comrade Okpanachi Jacob, made the call while addressing journalists at the EFCC’s headquarters in Abuja.

He urged the EFCC not to be intimidated but investigate various allegations of financial misappropriation against Yahaya Bello.

He aslo commended President Bola Tinubu’s renewed fight against corruption and stressed that Kogi state must be rid of every corrupt practices.

Another member of the group from Kogi Central, Comrade Desmond Okparu explained that the EFCC had taken bold steps through its recent revelations and must be encouraged.

Responding, the Acting Director, Public Affairs at the EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, expressed happiness that ordinary citizens of the state was concerned about the misuse of the state resources and gave an assurance that EFCC would not allow the issues to be swept under the carpet.

Uwujaren explained that there was no Nigerian above the law and stressed that Yahaya Bello must come and respond to allegations against him.