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Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, in this interview by Deputy Editor, Saturday Tribune, DAPO FALADE, speaks on the allegations levelled against him by his former media aide, Mr Victor Oluwadamilare.

Your former media aide, Mr Victor Oluwadamilare, went on the social media during the week accusing you of failing to pay his accumulated monthly emoluments, about N14 million, due by the end of March 2018. What do you say to this?

First, let me say this: the government does not provide for us to appoint media aides; only the appointment of personal assistant is approved. I went out of my way, perhaps out of enthusiasm for the work, to appoint him as my media aide at that time, even though I knew his background. He had worked with Senator Teslim Folarin before and fought with him