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El Rufai A Lair....Obasanjo was right

Former Minister of National Planning, Dr. Abubakar Suleiman -
A former minister of National Planning Dr Abubakar Sulieman has debunked the report of the Kaduna State Governor El Rufai that Jonathan's administration spent spent over 64b on Nigeria's Independence in five years. Where did he get the figures from? See what the Ex Minister said about El Rufai after cut....

President Olusegun Obasanjo was right in his assessment of El-Rufai when he said in his latest book, ‘My Watch’, that his vivid recollection of (El-Rufai)is his penchant for lying, for unfair embellishment of stories and his inability to sustain loyalty for long.

What Obasanjo has said about him is exactly what he has portrayed with his ungodly fabrication of lies against Jonathan government.

"For the record, a breakdown of our spending for Nigeria's Independence between 2012 and 2014 goes thus: 2012 had N107.6m; 2013 was N45m and 2014 had N180m. So, the question here is where did the billions as claimed by El-Rufai emanate from?

“Even though those of 2010 and 2011 are not handy now, it should be known that they all fell within the same bracket as the one stated, except that the 2010 anniversary was a golden one when the country marked her 50 year of independence. But even then, not such outrageous sum was either budgeted or expended.

“Again, it is germane to explain the increase in the 2013 anniversary spending for the purpose of accountability. The National Honours Award Investiture was incorporated into the celebration, thus making it two events in one, hence the N174, 800,000.00 budget. We also want to add that the said award investiture could not hold in 2013 and the approved budget rolled over and was utilised to organise the investiture in 2014.”

He urged government functionaries to desist from abusing their immunities and destroying history for their selfish interests.