…Says it’s height of hypocrisy
Boko Haram: PDP battles Buhari over govs’ approval of $1bn
By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor, Henry Umoru, Dirisu Yakubu and Omezia Ajayi
The Federal Government last night justified the approval by the National Economic Council of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account for the fight against insecurity even as it, for the first time gave reasons for its assertion that the Boko Haram insurgency has been defeated.
The Federal Government’s claims conveyed by the minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed during an exclusive interview came as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and some other political stakeholders faulted the resolution of the NEC on the drawing of the money.
The PDP in its reaction had alleged that it was unnecessary for the Federal Government to get $1 billion to fight a war the government had in the past…
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