OYOGist.com has learned that Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has revealed how the former governor of the state would spend N50 million on every trip to Abuja. Mohammed revealed this to journalists on Saturday during a press conference to mark his first year in office.
The name of the former governor is Mohammed Abubakar, see his picture below;
Bala Mohammed said: “I don’t go to Abuja very often. In the past, the former occupant (former governor Mohammed Abubakar) spent N50 million to go to Abuja, just to go to Abuja, and to them, that is due process.”
“N50 million just to go to Abuja, it is there on record, I don’t even take it. My protocol, yes, as a governor, will take N3 million to N5 million to go with me. We are not saying this to beguile anybody but it is there. If you take N50 million times four, that is N200 million, you cannot do anything, you need projects.”
“We know we are being prudent and we will continue to be prudent and we are not looking for anything, God has given us everything. I am the most beguiled, investigated and denigrated person, yet the people have faith in me.”
The governor also said the people he worked with before he became governor are trying to set him up. He said he is currently trying to get out of the set up.