• How my predecessor used fictitious names to embezzle N2b – Governor Bello explains

    How my predecessor used fictitious names to embezzle N2b – Governor Bello explains

    Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State 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 […]