Provide answers to 1 billion dollars Withdrawn to purchase arms, Wike tells FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has asked the Federal Government to provide answers to the $1 billion dollars that was withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account to purchase arms for the fight against insecurity. Speaking during a recent interview on Channels Television’s Newsnight which aired on Monday, the governor asked President Muhammadu Buhari to hold officials accountable for their actions. The National Economic Council had on December 15, 2017 agreed to utilise $1billion from Nigeria’s excess crude account to tackle Boko Haram insurgency and other security challenges. The meeting which was chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had the 36

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