The Government of Plateau State has announced that it incurred a debt of N18bn during the eight-year tenure of outgoing Governor, Jonah Jang.
This was disclosed by the Commissioner for Information, Mohammed Badu after the State Executive Council meeting in Jos.
Badu made the clarification in response to insinuations made by All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftains in the state that a debt of N200 billion had been incurred by Jang’s administration.
The Commissioner stated further that the misinformation about the true measure of the state’s indebtedness was becoming a source of worry adding that the government had nothing to hide.
Badu explained that the Jang-led government had to borrow N48 billion to finance the execution of capital projects around the state.