FG spends N3.5m Monthly to feed detained Shiite leader

A video has emerged online where the Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed alleged to have said that the Federal Government spends as much as N3.5 million a month to feed detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria aka Shi’ites, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

According to a video that was shared on social media, Lai Mohammed quoted to have said:

‘It cost the Federal government N3.5 million every month to feed him” Lai said while addressing state house correspondents after FEC meeting”