PDP vs APC: New Governor Gives Predecessor Ultimatum To Return Stolen Jeeps, Others

PDP vs APC: New Governor Gives Predecessor Ultimatum To Return Stolen Jeeps, Others

  • The governor of Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal, has given 5 days ultimatum to the former governor of the state, Bello Matawalle, to return allegedly stolen vehicles
  • Lawal, who was elected under the platform of the PDP, alleged that the former APC governor did not have a single project to show in his 8 years but drain the coffer of the state
  • The PDP governor expressed the determination of his administration to recover all looked money and properties from the previous administration

Gusau, Zamfara - Dauda Lawal, the newly inaugurated governor of Zamfara State, has given 5 days ultimatum to his predecessor, Bello Matawalle, to return official vehicles his officials allegedly took while he was the governor of the state.

According to Daily Trust, Lawal, who was elected under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)'s platform, gave the ultimatum in a statement by his spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris.

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Zamfara Governor pledges to recover stolen fund and properties from former governor Photo Credit: Bello Matawalle, Dauda Lawal
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Lawal disclosed the details of the alleged missing vehicles, adding that he would recover the funds embezzled by Matawalle's administration as well as the state government's properties.

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The government described a statement by Matawalle, who was governor of the state under the All Progressives Congress (APC), as mischievous and a plot to distract the PDP administration.

Lawal said he would not engage in a war of words with the APC government that spend 4 years without a single project that was beneficial to the people of the state.

Lawal said he had facts that Matawalle steals Zamfara money and properties

He added that there are facts at his disposal to undress the former governor and reveal his impropriety.

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According to the Zamfara governor, Matawalle awarded the contract of N1,149,800,000.00 to one Hafkhad Properties and Facilities Management Nig. LTD to purchase vehicles to distribute to dignitaries and Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs).

The statement reads in part:

“Our government is determined in fulfilling the campaign promises made to the good people of Zamfara State which involves the swift recovery of looted public funds and properties.”

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Legit.ng earlier reported that Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential flagbearer in the 2023 election, has met with Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, following a fierce battle in the just concluded poll.

At the PDP retreat in Bauchi state on Sunday, Atiku also met with ex-Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State's successor, Siminalayi Fubara.

Makinde in his remark at the event, expressed the readiness of the PDP governors to be part of the healing process and work for the future.

Source: Legit.ng

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