Olalekan Adetayo, AbujaThe Federal Government claims it spends N3.5m monthly to feed the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Ibrahim el-Zakzaky. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai M0hammed, made the claim in a video that went viral on the internet on Thursday. The video has “Finally, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, opens up on El-Zakzaky, Shiites” as its title. He said the IMN leader was undergoing criminal prosecution in Kaduna State and the court had denied him bail. “It costs the government about N3.5m every month to feed him,” the minister declared.
Source: Punch November 08, 2018 13:30 UTC