Nairametrics| The Kogi state All Progressives Congress (APC) has threatened peaceful revolution across the 21 LGAs of the State against Governor Yahaya Bello, if he does not within 4 weeks, complete the ongoing staff audit in the state with the realities on ground, pay civil servants, the pensioners and others.
This came to light at a Press Briefing held in Abuja on Friday, in which the leadership of the party in the state made weighty allegations of financial recklessness and piloting a non-inclusive government on the young Governor.
The party accused the governor of running a government that is bereaved of transparency, accountability and justifiable financial conducts. Among the accusation of financial recklessness levelled against the governor include thirteen months Federal Allocations to the state; N10bn infrastructural development funds, N30bn bailout fund, over N11bn Paris Club excess refund.
“The responsibility of any responsive leader is to be transparent, accountable and justifiable in its financial conducts.
“Governor Yahaya in defiant to this standard rule of good governance has never deemed it necessary to render public public account since his assumption of office. All the other Governors that just spent one year in office accounted for their stewardship nationwide.
“This has led to gross public financial failure and reckless spending by the government, as we have it on record that Governor Bello has wasted and lavished over N230bn in one year.
“This represents thirteen months Federal Allocations to the state; N10bn infrastructural development funds, N30bn bailout fund, over N11bn Paris Club excess refund. We also have the N16bn refunded for federal government roads built by the past administration of Alh. Ibrahim Idris, N700m ecological fund.
“All these above exclude an average of N600m internally generated revenue monthly,” the party said.
the Press Briefing was attended by the only Kogi APC Senator in the 8th Assembly, Dino Melaye, 5 former Senators, serving and past House of Reps members of APC extraction and elders of the party drawn from across the LGAs.