Former special assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, took to social media to address the manner with which Abacha’s recovered loot was being shared among states in Nigeria.
Recall that yesterday, the Federal government disclosed that 19 states namely Niger, Kogi, Ekiti, Osun, Oyo, Kwara, Cross River, Bauchi, Gombe, Jigawa, Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarrawa, Anambra and Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs) in Borno are to benefit from the repatriated loot. The disbursement would start in July.
Reno is however, asking why no Niger Delta state where the money Abacha stole was generated from is included in the list of the beneficiaries.
Abacha looted $5 billion Nigeria made from sale of crude oil from the Niger Delta, yet there isn’t one oil producing Niger Delta state in the list of 19 states that the Buhari government is sharing the returned Abacha loot with. Do you now see why Nigeria’s needs restructuring?
— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) June 29, 2018