Three officials of the Benue State Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources have been arrested by the police over N12 million fertilizer scam. They include, the Director of Finance, Mrs. Chrisitina Mhambe, the accountant, Abeh Samson and cashier, Susan Chieryol.
They allegedly conspired and defrauded a certain man of N12 million using the government’s account.
It was alleged that the victim in June this year that they were selling fertilizer to him but ended up merely sharing the money among themselves.
The state’s Agriculture Commissioner, James Anbua, said he released the arrested officials to the police when they were requested for.