Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State loyal to the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, have been assured that there would be no any party congress in the state until all members of the group are registered.
The Minister, who disclosed this at the commissioning of their party’s Secretariat on Saturday in Ilorin, the state capital, said he got the assurance from the National Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Mai Mala Buni, who is also the Governor of Yobe state, while he briefed him (Buni) about the disenfranchisement of members loyal to him, claiming that they are more than members loyal to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
Mohammed admonished all the members to get fully prepared for the exercise and troop out enmasse for the registration whenever it commences.
The minister described as puerile the allegation that he embezzled the funds meant for the campaign during the 2019 elections, saying he singlehandedly raised the sum of N150 million for the by-election of the House of Representatives Member, Raheem Ajuloopin, while N80 million was spent, leaving a balance of N70 million which people should ask Ajuloopin how the balance was spent.
Mohammed said he distributed 500 motorcycles and 20 vehicles during the 2019 campaign of the election of Governor AbdulRazaq, aside funds he raised through friends and well wishers for the campaign, querying the insinuation that he did not contribute towards the campaign.