Mahdi’s allegations link to 2023 elections – Mustapha Inuwa
The Secretary to the Katsina State Government, Mustapha Mohammed Inuwa has said that the allegations of financial misappropriations leveled against their government by Alhaji Mahdi Shehu has link with the 2023 general elections.
Mustapha Inuwa made this assertion while answering questions on a Radio Nigeria Programme monitored in Katsina by Katsina Post.
“Based on my knowledge, we don’t have any misunderstanding between myself and Mahadi and I know it has been quite some time that we met, likewise the Governor told me that he even worked with his Elder brother in Water Board and there was no issue that may necessitate this his unproductive action.
“We even had a transaction with him recently, when he sent some drugs to me. We don’t have issues with him, at all, neither does the Governor.
“But just like what you said it has something to do with politics and it is ahead of 2023 election.
‘‘There are people eyeing the Governorship position. So if they do not bring dispute or slander someone, perceived to be standing on their way, their mission will not be achieved”, he said.
On the issue of of the issue of allegations of fraud and embezzlement of over N52b leveled against the State Government, Mustapha Inuwa said the Katsina House of Assembly has already began probe into the allegations and they have given them all necessary support.
He said: ”We are humans and bound to make mistakes. If you have issues, meet Government for clarity and not unnecessarily going to the media.
‘’The state government has given the House of Assembly the green light to investigate the allegations by Mahadi Shehu and to invite whosoever, without any interruption.