Edo 2020: Viral Video of Ganduje Pocketing Dollars Spotted At Ring Road Benin
A video of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano stuffing dollars bills in his pockets has been reportedly spotted at popular ring road Benin City, the Edo State capital.
Our source recalls that the publisher, Jaafar Jaafar of Daily Nigerian Newspaper, had published videos in 2018 showing Ganduje allegedly collecting kickbacks from contractors handling projects in the state.
Governor Ganduje had approached the court to stop further publishing of the video by Jaafar and probe by the Kano State House of Assembly.
With the race for the Edo State governorship seat heating up, the viral Ganduje video was reportedly placed in a billboard to mock the Kano Governor, according to a post on Twitter by activist Deji Adeyanju.
This online news platform reports that Ganduje was appointed to head the All Progressives Congress (APC) campaign council for the Edo gubernatorial election.
The Kano governor had since his appointment engage Governor Nyesom Wike of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in a war of words. Recall that Governor Wike was also appointed the chairman of the PDP campaign council for the state along Governor Ahmadu Finitiri as vice-chairman.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had fixed the Edo Guber election for September 19, 2020.
The election would be mainly contested between incumbent Governor Godwin Obasekiand APC’s Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.