Spend N14.5bn paris money any how and go to jail Presidency tells Akwa Ibom governor


The Presidency on Thursday urged the Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Gabriel Emmanuel  against misspending of N14.5billion released to the State by the Federal government from the Paris Club debt money.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Senator Ita Enang stated this when he hosted Rep Emmanuel Ukoete of the Ukanafun/ Orukanam of Akwa Ibom who defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

He said the money was released to the State government for the payment of accumulated salaries and pension being owed workers in the state.

” We are calling on the state to use the money for what it is meant for so that life can return to the State, “he said.

Enang said the people of Akwa Ibom are the greatest beneficiaries of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in term of appointments,and empowerment programmes.

Earlier in his remark, Rep Ukoete urged President  Buhari to sustain the fight against corruption, saying the people of his constituency are in support of the fight.

”  Come 2019, the APC will take the mantle of leadership in Akwa Ibom state. I am boasting that has already been established, “he said.

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Godwin Okafor is a Financial Journalist, Internet Social Entrepreneur and Founder of Naija247news Media Limited. He has over 16 years experience in financial journalism. His experience cuts across traditional and digital media. He started his journalism career at Business Day, Nigeria and founded Naija247news Media in 2010. Godwin holds a Bachelors degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management from the Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. He is an alumni of Lagos Business School and a Fellow of the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton Seminar for Business Journalists). Over the years, he has won a number of journalism awards. Godwin is the chairman of Emmerich Resources Limited, the publisher of Naija247news.

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