Abuja - Former President Gooodluck Jonathan has kicked against President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to probe how $2.1billion was illegally withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA), reports NewsDay.
Jonathan, who just returned to the country after a short vacation in the U.S and the UK, is particularly not happy with the way the Buhari administration has been castigating him and his erstwhile cabinet members.
Jonathan is angry because he believes the Buhari administration is blackmailing him and his ministers, contrary to the terms of the 2015 poll peace agreement which led to a smooth transition from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).
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The former President is planning a protest to the Gen. Abubakar Abdulsalami National Peace Committee for 2015 General Elections.
Issues Jonathan plans to table before the Abdulsalami Committee include the controversial $2.1billion withdrawn from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) without recourse to the National Economic Council(NEC), the corruption tar being put on his administration and the $4billion taxes and dividends paid by the Nigerian Liquified Natural gas Ltd between 2009 and 2014.
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- News 24