BREAKING NEWS: Justify N6bn spent on Ramadan feeding – APC challenges Kano Gov, Yusuf

Justify N6bn spent on Ramadan feeding – APC challenges Kano Gov, Yusuf

Justify N6bn spent on Ramadan feeding – challenges Kano Gov, Yusuf


The Kano State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has asked the New Peoples Party, NNPP-led to justify how it spent N6 billion on this year's Ramadan feeding programme.

Kano APC Chairman, Abdullahi Abbas, threw the challenge on Saturday when he flagged off the distribution of palliatives to APC leaders and supporters at Dawakin Kudu.

Abbas described the Ramadan feeding programme as a sham, asking the State Government to show evidence that the they are providing is commensurate with what they claim to have spent on the programme.

“We know that the , BUA and groups have provided palliatives, so let them (Kano State Government) show evidence that they have spent the said amount on the feeding programme.

“The grains we are distributing to our supporters were purchased through contribution by ourselves as we don't have a government in the state,” Abbas said.

It was gathered those who contributed include the Deputy President Barau Jibrin, two from the state, APC National chairman, and Abbas.

Other contributors, the chairman said, include: Kano APC gubernatorial candidate Dr Nasiru Gawuna and running mate, Murtala Sule-Garo, Chief of Staff to APC National Chairman, Malam Muhammad Garba and Engr Abubakar Kabir Bichi.

Ganduje's aide, Garba, said the gesture was aimed at alleviating the current economic in the country, especially during the ongoing Ramadan Fast.

“We felt it is necessary to support our party supporters and leaders across the 484 wards especially during this Ramadan period since we're in a privileged position,” he said.

Garba, who represented Ganduje, said the APC national chairman coordinated the idea of the palliatives.

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