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Group Urges Buhari To Bypass NASS And Release INEC N242b Election Funds

Group Urges Buhari To Bypass NASS And Release INEC N242b Election Funds

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The group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to bypass the National Assembly and approve for release the N242billion supplementary budget. The group said the budget for the sake of national interest should be treated like the Tucano Military Aircrafts funds approved before NASS debated on it. National President of the group, Comrade (Engr) Igbini Odafe Emmanuel in a statement on Tuesday said the National Assembly members should save themselves the problem of cutting short their vacation and allowed express approval of the budget. "I ask President Buhari to urgently treat the INEC N242b Supplementary Budget the same way he treated the release of funds for purchase of the Tucano Military Jets if indeed it is truly fo...
Group Urges Ibori To Act Like Tinubu Did For Lagos State By Redirecting Delta State To Progress

Group Urges Ibori To Act Like Tinubu Did For Lagos State By Redirecting Delta State To Progress

NEWS, NIGER DELTA
    * Says Failure Of Uduaghan, Okowa To Implement 50% DESOPADEC Derivation Law Could Be Punish By Impeachment An anti corruption group, Vangaurd for Transparent Leadership and Democracy, (VATLAD) has asked former Governor, Chief James Ibori to act now by redirecting Delta State to Progress the same way his colleague, former Gov. Bola Tinubu, has been doing for Lagos State since he left office in year 2007. This is coming on backdrop of the lawsuit concerning the appropriation of the 13% oil derivation fund accruing to the Delta state Government in which the Delta state Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) ought to receive and administer exclusively 50% for the rehabilitation and development of the oil producing areas in the state. Reacting to...