kogi state governor in big mess over Wasted 230 billion naira.

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) has accused Kogi State Governor, Yahya Bello of wasting and lavishing over N230bn in one year.
The party made this known at a Press briefing held in Abuja on Friday.
The party gave Yahaya Bello an ultimatum of 4 weeks to pay up all outstanding entitlements of civil servants and pensioners from the N30bn bailout fund currently available to the state.
“The responsibility of any responsive leader is to be transparent, accountable and justifiable in its financial conducts. Governor Yahaya in defiant to this standard rule of good governance has never deemed it necessary to render public public account since his assumption of office. All the other Governors that just spent one year in office accounted for their stewardship nationwide.
“This has led to gross public financial failure and reckless spending by the government, as we have it on record that Governor Bello has wasted and lavished over N230bn in one year.


“This represents thirteen months Federal Allocations to the state; N10bn infrastructural development funds, N30bn bailout fund, over N11bn Paris Club excess refund. We also have the N16bn refunded for federal government roads built by the past administration of Alh. Ibrahim Idris, N700m ecological fund.
“All these above exclude an average of N600m internally generated revenue monthly.
“The political leaders of Kogi State and the APC stakeholders have resolved unequivocally to give 4 weeks ultimatum to Governor Yahaya Bello, to reconcile the ongoing staff audit in the state with the realities on ground, pay our civil servants, the pensioners and others,” APC said.
The party also threatened “peaceful revolution” across the 21 LGAs of the State,” should the governor refuse to do the needful within the stipulated time.
The Press Briefing was attended by the only Kogi APC Senator in the Senate, Dino Melaye, 5 former Senators, serving and past House of Reps members of APC extraction and elders of the party drawn from across the LGAs.
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