BREAKING: Kogi Workers In Serious Trouble, As Yahaya Bello Denies Owing Any Salaries
The Kogi State Governor-elect, Yahaya Bello, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has on Tuesday, rubbished claims that he is owing workers salaries, stressing that, such were “lies”.
Bello said that his administration met salary backlog, but insisted that his administration is not owing workers.
The Governor-elect, who said this while featuring on Channels Television, also alleged that thugs of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, stabbed a resident, after he was declared winner of Saturday’s election.
Bello also alleged that the wife of his Deputy, was also shot at, after he emerged winner of the election.
His words: “All these reports of me owing salaries are lies. Past Governors of Kogi State were owning salaries, starting from Audu, to my immediate Predecessor. Kogi State is not owning any dime at the State level, what is left is the 10 percent from the previous 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.