Politics Exposed: Governor Akpabio's Family gave out N620m SUVs to Loyalists

Daily Post has reported that during the Christmas season, some brothers of Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, led by Prince Akpabio, distributed about 31 SUV to certain PDP stalwarts and some aides who are loyalists of the governor.

The 31 SUVs valued at N620 million were parked for weeks in front of the residence of the Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. Samuel Ikon and that of the Commissioner of Justice, Barrister Ekpenyong Ntekim, before finally being distributed some select PDP members who were believed to have served their masters well.

According to Econium, a PDP chieftain who witnessed the distribution said "I witnessed the distribution of a fleet of brand new 31 SUVs, to PDP stalwarts and some questionable ‘loyalists ‘in the state. The fleet scheme is master-minded by one of the clan members, Prince Akpabio fondly called ‘Mega’ by his political associates, at a cost of N20 million per unit, totaling N620 million. The money is allegedly removed from local governments’ purse and each LG is taxed N20m for the illegal.

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