How Kogi Governor collected $12m loan to buy 109 vehicles despite owing workers

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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, of applying for a $12m bank loan to purchase 109 vehicles.


PDP’s allegation is coming at a time when the state government is alleged to be owing civil servants.

The allegation was contained in a statement by the party’s Director of New Media, Deji Adeyanju, on Monday.

Adeyanju, who took to his twitter handle @adeyanjudeji said “Of all the problems in Kogi State, buying $12m cars for Yahaya Bello is the most important thing.”

He also revealed a letter signed by the state Commissioner of Finance, Asiwaju Asiru Idris, which registered the government’s interest to take delivery of the vehicles.

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See letter below:


5 thoughts on “How Kogi Governor collected $12m loan to buy 109 vehicles despite owing workers

  1. Doing the wrong thing at wrong time….how can such amount of money goes to buying just a car’s?….many rulers in Nigeria have no vision…. yes ruler not leader……vision short sited people,

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  2. If the story is true, then the governor is insensitive to the workers and people of Kogi state
    A very wrong decision indeed.

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  3. Oya, dats the typical Nigerian politician for u! Very selfish and inconsiderate! What a disgrace. I was so sure this guy would be different. Looks are deceptive!

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