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‘If I Own N1b Now, I Will Faint’ – Adamawa Ex-Governor, Bala Ngilari

The ex-governor said this while reacting to the corruption case that made him the first victim…

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Former Governor of Adamawa State, Barr Bala Ngilari, says he will faint if he personally sees and owns N1 billion.

VerseNews reports that the ex-governor said this while reacting to the corruption case that made him the first victim of the court ruling since the return of democracy in 1999.

When asked if he had “like N1bn of your own?”, he replied, “If I see N1bn now, I will faint.”

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“In fact, the good thing is that the greatest difficulty for a person who tries to be honest and righteous is that you gather so many enemies.

“Till tomorrow, I say it boldly without fear or favour, if you take the proceedings of the courts that arraigned me on a five-count charge, there is not one count of the five that said I took one naira or diverted one naira, not one,”

He further said that after losing the governorship seat, he wanted to contest as a senator in the following election year, but could not because the delegates in his party were asking for N1m each.

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“In fact, I tried to contest for the Senate too under APC. I went round, toured and two, three days to the primary election, I called and reached out to the delegates through my director general and my coordinators.”

“The delegates told me, ‘Look, sir, when it comes to the right person to go for this thing, you are the right person, but honestly we will be sincere and honest with you we cannot accept N100,000 which you want to offer us.’

“To help. My idea was that I could offer N100,000 for probably 200 people. That would come to about N20 million, so that they could go and start something at home.”

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