• Kogi Governor, Yahaya accuses Predecessor of using fictitious names to embezzle N2b

    Kogi Governor, Yahaya accuses Predecessor of using fictitious names to embezzle N2b

    Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has accused his predecessor, Captain Idris Wada, of embezzling the N2 billion Youth Enterprise Fund obtained from the Central Bank of Nigeria.

    Bello, who made the accusation on Sunday in a statewide broadcast to commemorate Democracy Day, said the immediate past administration used fictitious beneficiaries to siphon the money.

    He said: “This money is a loan meant to stimulate commerce among the youth.

    “We will recover it back from whoever has stolen it.”

    The governor said he was not […]