by ‘Jola Sotubo
According to the Governor of Kano, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, President Goodluck Jonathan attempted to influence the Nigeria Governors’ Forum election by giving N2 billion each to governors who voted for Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau.
Unfortunately however, the election was won by the Rivers Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, and the governors who voted for him were not so rewarded.
This was disclosed by Kwankwaso during a meeting with an NGF team led by the Director-general, Ashishana B. Okauru at the Government House, Kano.
The governor said:
“Each of the 16 governors that voted Governor Jang has benefited from N2 billion from our own money given to them free of charge. All of us from Amaechi side were given nothing. That is not being fair, that is not even correct and it is illegal.”
19 governors voted for Rotimi Amaechi while 16 voted for Jonah Jang.