The commissioner said that those that benefited from the money were local governments that were unable to meet the obligations.
INEC also denied that some of its area offices in Lagos requested for LASRRA number as part of requirements for the registration.
Mr Alli said Ibadan which indigenes are trying to build now will be a centre for real estate and agriculture.
The event is expected to hold from June 25 to July 2, with competition in ayo, Scrabble, Ludo, draughts, table tennis and table soccer.
The forum had solicited the support of the media for fair reportage of the 2023 electioneering processes and the inclusion of more professionals in governance.
Two factions of the Ogun chapter of the PDP held parallel governorship primaries in Abeokuta on Wednesday to elect governorship flag bearers.
The Ondo government says it has concluded plans to use agriculture to discourage youths in the state from engaging in money rituals.
NUJ has urged political parties in Enugu to stop barring journalists from covering their activities ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Mr Ogunyemi also explained that only resilient journalists could cope with the occupational stress and trauma of the modern time.
The university lecturer said the Nigeria Union of Journalists had failed to safeguard its members’ interests.