We won’t pay fraudulent subsidy claims – Okonjo-Iweala


The Federal Government appears ready for a fresh showdown with oil importers over subsidy payment, which has grounded the nation for several days now.
Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Saturday accused them of submitting to government suspicious payment claims to the tune of N159billion in exchange rate differentials.
She told reporters at a farewell meeting in Abuja that she would not approve payment of the claims unless verified by the relevant authorities, stating that the claims reek of fraud.
“Marketers were asking for N159 billion for exchange rate differentials from the outstanding N200 billion. There has been so much fraud and scam so …Read More

Source:: New Mail