N260m: Office Of Kogi State Governor Replies Premium Times
[img]http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NjxX8A1I_Go/VzdsZllUOkI/AAAAAAACdCk/JhgMeoRRU5Qx13IbxrsYvpKJrGOkmoTZwCLcB/s1600/bello.png">After Premium Times yesterday reported that the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello allegedly squandered over N260m ‘security votes’ days after assuming office, his office has replied the media outlet saying it is far from the truth. Here’s what they sent in.
The use of the word "squander", as far as I am concerned, is a clear abuse of the right to information. Every dime spent by the Governor can be accounted for. He has one of the lowest Security Fund in the nation which has even been underdrawn by his administration.
It is a public knowledge that Kogi State has been contending with serious security breach for the past ten years. As a result of the location of the state as gateway to many states of the federation, the state drifted into a criminal hotbed.
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