The publicity sub-committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) national convention that brought in the new National Working Committee (NWC) has denied receiving N800 million for its expenditure.
Telescope.ng reports that the secretary of the sub-committee and presidential spokesperson, Malam Shehu Garba made the denied of the media report.
It was reported that the national convention committee, chaired by the Governor of Yobe state and chairman of the Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mai Mala Buni, spent N4.8 billion for the Convention, with the Publicity Sub-committee gulping N800 million.
Reacting to the report, Garba said the report that the media subcommittee of the convention planning committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC), led by the Abdullahi Sule, the Governor of Nassarawa state, co-chaired by Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, spent a whopping amount of N800 million is strange news, totally untrue
He said: “If that huge amount of money was spent on media work at the convention, we make bold to say that we were, and still are unaware of the what, who, when and how it was expended.
“The Sub-committee, which I served as Secretary, got the total sum of N100 million only. We thank the governor for giving us venue, tea and coffee.”