The Kogi State Governor-Elect, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday, rubbished claims that he was owing compensations, focusing on that such were “lies.”
Bello said his organization met compensation overabundance owed laborers in the state, however demanded that his organization was not owing specialists.
The representative choose, who said this while including on Channels Television, additionally affirmed that hooligans of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, wounded an occupant after he was proclaimed victor of Saturday’s political race.
Bello likewise asserted that the spouse of his delegate was additionally shot at after he rose victor of the political decision.
He stated: “Every one of these reports of me owing pay rates are lies. Past governors of Kogi State were owning pay rates beginning from Audu to my quick ancestor. Kogi state isn’t owning any dime at the state level, what is left is the 10% from the past government.
“As for El-Rufai kneeling, he was begging that Kogi people should forgive Bello for ensuring security and ensuring the state was peaceful and not because he could not pay salaries.”
On the claim of people being killed during the election, Bello said: “After I was declared winner, a PDP thug stabbed somebody and ran into the house of their women leader but he was caught and dealt with.
“My deputy governor-elect’s wife was shot at but thank God she didn’t die, the police are looking into it and would bring the culprits to book.”
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, had on Monday declared Governor Yahaya Bello of the All Progressives Congress, APC, winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
INEC’s Returning Officer in the state, Prof. Ibrahim Garuba had declared Bello winner after polling 406,222 votes to defeat his closest rival, Musa Wada of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 189,704 votes.