In Jigawa Governor Lamido to leave behind N14bn debt

Lamido made the disclosure during a news conference after handing over to the Secretary to the State Government, Abdu Babura on Thursday, May 21, 2015.

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Former Jigawa state governor Sule Lamido

(The News Nigeria)
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Outgoing Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has revealed that he is leaving the state with a debt profile of N14 billion.

Lamido made the disclosure during a news conference after handing over to the Secretary to the State Government, Abdu Babura on Thursday, May 21, 2015.

The figure was derived after a joint sitting of the two transition committees in the state.

Lamido also revealed that the Federal Government owes Jigawa N12 billion which was funds used for the airport project executed by the state government.

After the meeting, the governor left the state for a trip to Saudi Arabia.

Lamido had earlier said that he would not hand over to his successor, because his predecessor did not hand over to him.

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