Sour grapes! Lamido, Yusuf at each other’s throats
Even though the 2015 elections have been won and lost, the political war is far from over, as two political giants in Jigawa State are tearing at each other’s throats over the disbursement of funds for the election.
Ths state’s governor, Sule Lamido and a former minister of Internal Affairs in the Second Republic, Senator Maitama Yusuf, may soon reveal what has been hidden over the PDP campaign funds that were meant for the campaign.
Already Lamido has vowed that he would ensure Yusuf is jailed before he leaves office on May 29, while Senator Yusuf, aside from dragging the leadership of PDP in the state before a Federal High Court in Dutse for defamation and character assassination, also vowed to expose the governor’s shady activities.
The governor and PDP had accused Senator Yusuf of diverting money given him to distribute to the electorate in his constituency to mobilize them to vote for the party, but was angry that the Senator did not only divert the money but also defected to APC.
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