Kaduna Govt Reacts To El-Rufai Son’s Attack On Governor Uba Sani

The government of Kaduna State has said that it would not respond to the attack by Bashir El-Rufai, the son of the immediate-past governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Governor Uba Sani.

kaduna stateGovernor Sani had lamented the huge debt inherited from his predecessor during a town hall meeting on Saturday in Kaduna.

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The governor said El-Rufai left him $587 million N85 billion and 115 contractual liabilities, which has made the state too broke to pay workers’ salaries.

However, in a series of posts via his X handle on Saturday, Bashir accused Governor Sani of contract inflation and forex speculation and used the debt burden as an excuse for his poor performance.

The young El-Rufai accused Sani of shying away from his responsibility by always staying away from the state and hibernating in Abuja and surrounding himself with a retinue of incompetent aides appointed for political patronage.

The governor’s spokesman, Mohammed Shehu, disclosed that his principal would not dignify El-Rufai’s son by responding to his attack.

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Shehu maintained that his principal had stated the obvious about the state’s financial status, adding that the task ahead of the state government is huge.

He said: “The task ahead of us is enormous, and we won’t trade that for trivialities. His Excellency Senator Uba Sani has categorically stated the true financial status of the state.”

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