I DECLEARED MY ASSETS BEFORE I WAS SWORN IN AS GOV -ORTOM, URGES HIS APPOINTEES TO BE TRANSPARENT IN ASSETS DECLARATION


Governor Samuel Ortom has called on his appointees to be honest and transparent in declaring their assets.
Governor Ortom made the call yesterday while declaring open a one day sensitisation programme for elected and political office holders in Benue organised by the Code of Conduct Bureau in conjunction with the State Government.
He urges advised them to declare their asserts as he did his own even before he was sworn in as the Governor
Governor Ortom stated that being transparent and honest was necessary because they were operating in an era where such virtues were not only respected but upheld for the purpose of guaranteeing good governance.
The Governor noted that it was better to be free from the molestation of Anti Graft Agencies such as EFCC,ICPC or Code of Conduct Tribunal after serving in public Office and said it was in such light that he declared his assets before contesting for the Governorship position of the State.


He commended the management of Code of Conduct Bureau for the enlightenment programme and expressed the hope that it would go a long way in achieving the purpose for which it was organised.
Earlier,the Director,Education and Advocacy Services of the Code of Conduct Bureau Abuja Mr.C C Obi said that the aim of the the one day enlightenment programme was to remind Public Office Holders in the State about the need to conform with the demands of their Offices and discharge their duties in accordance with laws of the land.
Mr.Obi who spoke on behalf of Chairman of the Bureau,commended the State Government for partnering with them to carry out the programme and assured to do their best to ensure success of the programme.
Chief of Staff to the Governor Mr.Terwase Orbunde in an opening remark,expressed hope that Participants would make good use of the opportunity to go and declare their assets as required by law and lauded the initiative of collaborating with the Bureau to enlighten Public Office holders in the state.


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