Bello donates cars, cash to masqueraders
House of Representatives member, James Faleke, has described Governor Yahaya Bello’s gift of six cars and N2 million to masqueradesr in Okene as the “height of absurdity”.
Faleke said it was absurd that Bello could buy cars for masqueraders when he has neither paid salaries nor cleared outstanding pensions.
His words: “I honestly don’t know what is happening in our state. We thought the governor would heed calls to settle outstanding salaries and pensions last December, as he promised, after receiving about N12 billion from the Paris Club refund, only for him to pay 40 per cent of two months.
“So where did the rest of the money go? Next we heard was the news of the six cars and N2 million cash he gave masqueraders in Okene, through their minders.