Insecurity: Where’s $1 billion you withdrew to purchase arms – Wike questions Buhari govt

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari government to give account of the $1 billion dollars that was withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account to purchase arms for the fight against insecurity.

Wike spoke in an interview with Channels Television’s Newsnight where he recommended that the President should hold officials accountable for their actions.

Recall that the National Economic Council had on December 15, 2017 agreed to utilise $1billion from Nigeria’s excess crude account.

Wike was one of the governors that questioned the decision at the meeting chaired by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and had the 36 State governors in attendance.

And the spate of insecurity has worsened beyond measures after four years, with many Nigerians raising…

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