Incredible! Outgoing Governor Leaves Nigeria, Hands Over To SSG Leaving N2billion Debt

The outgoing governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido has handed over to the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Abdu Babura, after a news conference at the end of the council meeting.

He left the state last week Thursday for Abuja-Lagos en route Saudi-Arabia.

At the news conference, Lamido said that a debt profile of the state obtained from the joint sitting of the two transition committees was N14 billion.

He said the federal government owes the state N12 billion from the airport project executed by state government with the understanding and commitment of the federal government to reimburse the state while N2 billion is the actual debt of the state.

Lamido also told newsmen that there were rollover projects worth N90 billion for which the state government had awarded contracts but had not made any payment to the contractors, adding that it was left for the incoming administration to continue or stop the projects.

Following his handing-over, Lamido also told journalists that all political appointees would be in their offices till the midnight of May 28.

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