The youth wing of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bauchi state dared state governor Bala Mohammed to disclose how much he paid as June salaries for state and local employees.
Governor Mohammed of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) defeated his predecessor, Mohammed Abubakar, of the APC in the last elections.
But during the campaigns, Governor Mohammed accused Abubakar of stealing N1.9 billion a month during the payment of wages.
Addressing journalists yesterday in Bauchi, spokesman of the APC youth wing, Mukhtar Jibril said, “We did not forget his (governor’s) claims during his campaigns. Therefore, we urge him to tell the world the exact amount of money being used to pay state and local governments workers as monthly salaries.
“The new government has started paying salaries now. So, we need to know how much he is paying as salaries so that the people are aware if his claims are true or false,” he said.