Buhari, APC alleged N48b ministry scam - PDP
Buhari, APC alleged N48b ministry scam - PDP

The allegation of over N48 billion fraud in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has exposed “monstrous corruption in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration,” the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declared yesterday.

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party said “the confession by the queried former permanent secretary of the ministry, Dr. Umar Bello, that the duplicitous purchase of an ordinary carcass building for a humongous cost of N7.044 billion passed through the Federal Executive Council (FEC) further exposed the rot that has permeated the Buhari administration.”

The allegation of over N48 billion fraud in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has exposed “monstrous corruption in the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration,” the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) declared yesterday.

In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party said “the confession by the queried former permanent secretary of the ministry, Dr. Umar Bello, that the duplicitous purchase of an ordinary carcass building for a humongous cost of N7.044 billion passed through the Federal Executive Council (FEC) further exposed the rot that has permeated the Buhari administration.”

The PDP stated that such a revelation had again shown “how the corrupt cabal in the Buhari Presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC) have been pillaging our national treasury and fleecing our nation of billions of naira through fraudulent transactions in various ministries, departments and agencies, while parading before Nigerians as saints.”