Gombe State, Inuwa Yahaya has expressed that spending N5 billion to assemble a but to be utilised convention centre is a waste of assets and public funds.
He acknowledged this whereas talking throughout a city corridor assembly with residents of the state on the 2022 finances preparation.
The governor stated it was a misplacement of precedence by the final administration to spend an enormous amount of cash on the undertaking.
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He stated the state didn’t want one other convention centre when it had Jewell Corridor, which presently supplied the identical features and accommodated massive gatherings since 1972.
He acknowledged that the convention centre shouldn’t be full and nonetheless requires over N500 million for the availability of furnishings and different services that may make it practical.