An aide of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN),Umar Gwandu, has revealed that friends and associates of the Minister donated exotic vehicles of assorted brands to loyalists in Kebbi Stat.
In a statement sent to newsmen yesterday, Gwandu said the ministers’ friends also supported his governorship ambition with 135 Million naira.
There have been reports and viral photos that the AGF allegedly donated sports utility vehicles of assorted brands to All Progressives Congress politicians in Kebbi but Gwandu said the friends of his principal gifted the vehicles to “long-term workers in the Khadimiyya Foundation”.
Malami is reported to be one of the stakeholders of the non-governmental organisation known as the Khadimiyya Foundation for Social Justice and Development Initiative which is based in Kebbi.
Malami, who is from Kebbi, is a two-term member of the cabinet of the President, Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and an APC chieftain.
He was recently reported to have declared his intention to succeed Governor Atiku Bagudu of the North-West state in May 2023.