Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west at the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly has faulted claims by Governor Yahaya Bello that he would pay backlog of Kogi workers’ salaries in December.
Speaking in a tweet on Saturday, Melaye accused Governor Bello of lying about his real intentions for the salaries of workers in the state.
The most popular lawmaker in the upper house of legislature mocked the governor in his reaction to the news report that the owed salaries would be paid up by the end of the year.
Senator Dino Melaye. (SD
I want to tell you a story… Story… Sto ooooo you be liar…
People are talking about this I will clear all backlog of salaries before December.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi Stat has said promised to clear all backlog of salaries owed by the state government
The governor, who spoke to newsmen in Kaduna shortly after the Northern State Governors Forum (NSGF) meeting, explained that his administration did not incur any debt through the non-payment of salaries due to workers since he assumed office.
He said what remains outstanding as workers’ salaries was incurred by the administration that preceded his which was passed to his administration.