ANDY ASEMOTA, Katsina
The gubernatorial candidate of the Individuals’s Democratic Get together (PDP) in Katsina State, Sen. Yakubu Lado, has cautioned the State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, to halt the alleged deliberate diversion of N1.1bn from the federal government’s coffers ostensibly to battle insecurity bedeviling components of the state.
Sen. Lado gave the warning on Thursday night because the PDP rounded up its marketing campaign tour of wards and native authorities areas throughout Daura Emirate in Daura, the hometown of President Muhammad Buhari.
The previous lawmaker vowed that his PDP authorities, if elected, would probe the rip-off and none of its perpetrators would go scout-free.
The governorship commonplace bearer, who known as on Gov. Masari to abort the stated rip-off, given the respect he had been in keeping with the governor, assured that any civil servants that will be used to siphon the state authorities funds could be made to refund the cash and face the results if PDP is given the mandate within the forthcoming basic elections.
Sen. Ahmad Babba Kaita, senator representing Katsina North within the Nationwide Meeting and searching for one other mandate, who blew the lid of the stated racket in the course of the PDP rally in Daura, revealed that dependable proof confirmed that the federal government was about to withdraw the cash on behalf of the eleven native governments and switch N100m to every of the councils from the state safety funds, alleging that every of the native councils will, nevertheless, be made to return N60m as a kickback to the related authorities officers.
The legislator claimed that the state authorities deliberate to spend a stupendous quantity on marketing campaign actions in favor of the ruling celebration’s presidential and gubernatorial candidates for egocentric pursuits and political functions.
He additional acknowledged that proof abounds to substantiate the alleged plot whereas calling on the citizens to vote for the candidates of the PDP on this 12 months’s ballot.
All efforts to contact the Director Basic of the Katsina APC Presidential and Gubernatorial Marketing campaign Council, Arc. Ahmad Dangiwa, and the spokesman of the governor, Isah Al-Amin, for his or her feedback, as at press time yesterday, proved fruitless.
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