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REVEALED: 'How Govt officials came to my office, tried to sell COVID-19 palliatives meant for the masses'





All Progressives Congress chieftain, Buba Galadima, says officials of an undisclosed state government once approached his office to sell COVID-19 palliatives.

The elder statesman also lambasted state governments hoarding relief items donated by the Private Sector Coalition Against Covid-19 also known as CACOVID.

Galadima spoke on an AIT programme on Monday monitored by NigerianEye

He said, “I know of a state that all the palliatives taken from the Federal Government in that state was kept in stores and they came to my office to look for buyers of such commodities.

“They said the buyers should not be from that particular state.”

FILE PHOTO: Nigerians looting COVID-19 palliatives stored in a warehouse


When asked if he shared the information with security agents, Galadima replied, “They are listening now. Anything I say on any interview, electronic or print, it is better for the security agencies not to look at it as coming from their enemies. It should be (seen as) coming from their friend, from a patriotic citizen who is sacrificing his life because what I am doing can cost me my life.”

It can be recalled that thousands of looters over the weekend invaded several warehouses where COVID-19 palliatives were stored and carted away food items before the arrival of security operatives.

Some state governors had since come under fire for allegedly hoarding the relief materials but the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, on Monday, denied allegations that governors hoarded palliatives meant for distribution to Nigerians amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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