Betta Edu: APC Governors Speaks On Suspension Of Humanitarian Minister

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have urged Nigerians to await findings of anti-graft investigation, describing the corrupt charges against the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Betta Edu as a mere allegation.

Edu was the minister in charge of the ministry until President Bola Tinubu suspended her on Monday.

President Bola Tinubu, had on Monday, directed the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ola Olukoyede, to investigate all financial transactions involving the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.

Addressing newsmen after a meeting that lasted for over two hours late Wednesday night in Abuja, the Chairman of the PGF, Governor Hope Uzodinma also assured that APC governors will continue to support Tinubu’s administration to achieve the renewed hope agenda.


He stated, “The Progressive Governors’ Forum is united in supporting the APC administration ably led by our President Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu GCFR. We will continue to support him, we will take his policies to the grassroots.

“We have also agreed to ensure that our people come on the same page with the thinking of the government whose primary objective is to secure the country and provide adequate welfare to the good people of our dear country.”

On Betta Edu, he stated, “The only perfect being we have observed and noticed is the Almighty God.

“The functions of government include encouraging good things and good appointees and discouraging bad things and bad appointees.

“What you just said about Betta Edu, is just an allegation, and in the wisdom of the President, it is being investigated, it is after the investigation is completed and the report made available to the government, that the government will now take the final decision.

“So we should not be in a hurry and don’t allow any sickness like anxiety cirrhosis.”


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