Within 24 hours of freezing the account of Benue State which is now an opposition State following the defection of the Governor from the ruling APC to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen the bank accounts of the Akwa Ibom state government.
A top official of the government disclosed this to TheCable on Wednesday.
The source said Udom Emmanuel, the governor, and accountant-general of the state were shocked by the development.
The report of the freezing of Akwa Ibom government accounts happened 24 hours after the commission blocked those of Benue government.
Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman of the anti-graft agency, did not respond to inquiries by not respond to inquiries by TheCable.
Lodega.com has reported the defection of the Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio from the PDP to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, over disagreement with sitting Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel. The melee between the two top political figures of AkeA Ibom State has grown beyond the pacification of the Peoples Democratic Party hence the defection of Senator Akpabio.