PDP charges NASS to Scale up transparency

Our party fears that there are attempts to hide under COVID-19 to empty our $3.4 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) saving
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PDP charges NASS to Scale up transparency

Yesterday the People's Democratic Party (PDP) urged the National Assembly to increase its oversight role on the handling of the COVID-19 social welfare funds for the good of Nigerians.

A statement by the National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, urged lawmakers to be open in drawing from the treasury and to be circumspect in approving any additional foreign loans to the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.

The opposition party also charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) with setting up countrywide special squads to track the enforcement of the palliatives and bring culprits to book.


The statement read:

“This is in addition to anxieties that such officials are hiding under the demands of COVID-19 pandemic to mop up our international reserves as well as driving our nation into a frenzied $6.9 billion foreign borrowing, with no clear-cut terms.

“This is amidst allegations of plots by unscrupulous officials to manipulate the system and create a channel for a slush fund that will be diverted to corrupt APC leaders and the cabal while mortgaging the future of our nation’s generation yet unborn.

“Our party fears that there are attempts to hide under COVID-19 to empty our $3.4 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) saving, thereby leaving our nation dry,” it stated.



“This is amidst allegations of plots by unscrupulous officials to manipulate the system and create a channel for a slush fund that will be diverted to corrupt APC leaders and the cabal while mortgaging the future of our nation’s generation yet unborn.

“Our party fears that there are attempts to hide under COVID-19 to empty our $3.4 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) saving, thereby leaving our nation dry,” it stated.

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