SMH! See The Staggering Amount Of Money Nigeria is Spending for Governors To Vist Buhari

2 years ago by: Giwa bayo
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According to a report, it cost taxpayers in Nigeria a whopping N50 million for nine governors; both from All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party, including the APC chairman, John Oyegun and Aviation Minister Rotimi Amaechi to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London who has been on medical vacation in London since May 7.
 The report while analysing more details further revealed that the same amount could have been used to pay for the West Africa Examination Council fee of over 4,000 candidates in Kogi or Zamfara State, or build at least two blocks of 10 classrooms in Oyo State.
 Also, the estimated amount spent by six governors who left yesterday to see Buhari in London led by the Zamfara governor who is the chairman of the Governors Forum is said to cost $9800 just for a first class British Airway return ticket per person. At the official rate of N315 to a dollar, the airfare of each governor amounts to N3 million. For the 12 visitors, the airfare therefore adds up to N37 million.
 Meanwhile, It was learnt that most Nigerian politicians, who visit metropolitan London, lodge at Hilton Hotel on Parklane. And the Abuja House, the Nigerian High Commission in the United Kingdom where President Buhari is being accommodated since May, is 17 minutes’ drive to the Hilton hotel on Parklane.
 The least room rate at Hilton is 332 pounds per night. But Hilton Cosmopolitan Suite is considered the preference of most Nigerian VIPs. Currently, the rate is 2000 pounds per night. At N411 to a pound, each governor would be spending over N800, 000 per night.
 For the 12 visitors, the total rent is almost N10 million. By the time the feeding expenses are added, the governors’ visit to London would cost Nigerians about N50 million.
 Other public officials who have recently visited Buhari in London were the acting President Yemi Osinbajo and the Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
 Early in the year, the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State, had said it was needless for state governors to abandon their responsibilities and travel to London to visit the ailing president. Yari has gone back on his words. He led his fellow governors to Abuja House in London yesterday.
 List of governors and other party leaders who have visited President Buhari in London are:
 
Rochas Okorocha (Imo)
Umaru Tanko Al-Makura (Nasarawa)
Nasir El-Rufai (Kaduna)
Yahaya Bello (Kogi)
Aviation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi
Party Chairman, John Oyegun
Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom),
Dave Umahi (Ebonyi),
Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara) and
Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo).
Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun)
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo.


Bebold (m) at 26-07-2017 03:01PM
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Buhari lol
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freethinker (m) at 26-07-2017 03:17PM
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PIGS WILL NOT TALK HERE COS THEY BELIEVE BUHARI IS UNTOUCHABLE
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ruthie (f) at 26-07-2017 05:00PM
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MEDIOCRE LEADERS.
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victorstic1 (m) at 26-07-2017 05:10PM
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SEE THE PERSON COMPLAINNG BECAUSE U WERE NOT AMONG STOP SHHEDDING CROCODILE TEARS ; BIRDS OF THE SAME FEATHERS SLOCK TOGETHER
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Ehimoyo (f) at 26-07-2017 05:12PM
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useless leader, PMB get well quick and come and make account of  your spending...change my foot
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livingstone80 (m) at 26-07-2017 05:42PM
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criminals, and agent of devils
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SweetDaddy1 (m) at 26-07-2017 05:48PM
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Thank you for the useful information, this can only happen in Nigeria were war against corruption is a music.
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angesco (f) at 26-07-2017 06:27PM
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This why the USA has STOPPED any further FINANCIAL AID  to the "giant " of Africa!
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kacylee (f) at 26-07-2017 07:26PM
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chai see leaders of Nigeria with no vision at all, very selfish set of people, leaders with no brain for priorities Cry Cry Cry

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CHRISETTE (f) at 26-07-2017 07:49PM
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God burn this bad people with their supporters
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tegonwa (m) at 26-07-2017 08:10PM
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50 Million Naira Is A Triffle Kobo Compared To What Dame Patient Jonathan Usually Spent On Shopping Trips To Dubai.So Leave APC Alone And Pray For PMB's Full Recovery Rather Than Judge Carelessly.So Hopeless.Carelessly Hopeless.
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fineboy77 (m) at 26-07-2017 08:50PM
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Quote from: tegonwa on 26-07-2017 08:10PM
50 Million Naira Is A Triffle Kobo Compared To What Dame Patient Jonathan Usually Spent On Shopping Trips To Dubai.So Leave APC Alone And Pray For PMB's Full Recovery Rather Than Judge Carelessly.So Hopeless.Carelessly Hopeless.
ARE YOU STUPID?

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gogoman (m) at 26-07-2017 08:54PM
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Quote from: freethinker on 26-07-2017 03:17PM
PIGS WILL NOT TALK HERE COS THEY BELIEVE BUHARI IS UNTOUCHABLE


TRAITOR
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tegonwa (m) at 27-07-2017 02:19AM
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Quote from: fineboy77 on 26-07-2017 08:50PM
ARE YOU STUPID?
Sorry sir.No we were stupid. We were hopelessly stupid all through the sixteen years of PDP rule.Put poverty aside...my guy let two of us pretend we are rich now ok for the purpose of political analysis. What is 50 million compared to the 200 million Naira which one minister spent buying two bullet proof cars under GEJ?
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Upbendel (m) at 27-07-2017 02:27AM
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Quote from: victorstic1 on 26-07-2017 05:10PM
SEE THE PERSON COMPLAINNG BECAUSE U WERE NOT AMONG STOP SHHEDDING CROCODILE TEARS ; BIRDS OF THE SAME FEATHERS SLOCK TOGETHER
WHY ARE YOU AMONG THE RETROGRESSIVE VARIABLES?

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DAMILARE100 (m) at 27-07-2017 07:37AM
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Quote from: tegonwa on 26-07-2017 08:10PM
50 Million Naira Is A Triffle Kobo Compared To What Dame Patient Jonathan Usually Spent On Shopping Trips To Dubai.So Leave APC Alone And Pray For PMB's Full Recovery Rather Than Judge Carelessly.So Hopeless.Carelessly Hopeless.
  See Nigeria future........... Can believe this is coming out of human being
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tegonwa (m) at 27-07-2017 07:59AM
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Quote from: DAMILARE100 on 27-07-2017 07:37AM
  See Nigeria future........... Can believe this is coming out of human being
My Dear, Sorry Sir 50 Million Naira(not Dollars) For A Delegate Of Thirteen People To The UK Is NOT Too Staggering As Compared To What We Used To Hear In The Past.Please Search Through Naija Pals' News Bits And Tell Me The Millions Of Dollars Which The Former Minister Of Petroleum Splashed On Property Purchase In The US.What Is 50million Naira Here?
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