Politics Nigeria's Supervising Minister of Aviation Denies Receiving Funds from Agency for Political Ambition



Chief Samuel Ortom, Nigeria's supervising Minister of aviation has denied secretly receiving monies from agencies under the ministry, to fund his political ambition.

In a statement issued on behalf Ortom in Lagos, the minister said, described the reports alleging that he was collecting money from the agencies as malicious and challenged anyone with any evidence on it to publish it.

"I state categorically that no parastatal or agency under the ministry or any official has been tasked or is being tasked to remit any money and has ever made monthly or any payments to me to fund my campaign. I challenge anyone with proof of such to step forward and publish, for the general public.

He blamed "unseen sinister hands" for the allegation leveled against him, adding that the allegations could never be proved "because such a thing never happened".

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