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Rivers alleges more funds abuse against Amaechi

22 January 2016, 07:50Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Rivers State Government has accused the past administration of Rotimi Amaechi of more financial recklessness.

It alleged the administration embezzled N50 million being balance of the money approved and released by the administration for the building of the State Secretariat for the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

Felix Obuah, the State Chairman of the  People's Democratic Party (PDP) made the allegation.

“Findings from the probe are shocking and discouraging," he said.

Also Read: Oil sector may be probed next - Amaechi

He called on the acting Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Ibim Semenitari, who was the Commissioner for Information, to explain and account for the funds.

Comment could not be obtained from APC regarding the accusations.

It was recently alleged the past administration spent some N83 million Naira to host prominent playwright, Wole Soyinka.

- CAJ News


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