Pulse Infographics How South South Governors spend public funds on illegal surveillance, communication

Below is a list a three south south governors who spend public funds on illegal surveillance and communication called the Circles 3G communication

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How South South Governors spend public funds on illegal surveillance, communication

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Nigeria politicians now leverage illegal spying technology known as ‘Circles 3G’ to decrypt phone calls and track position of oppositions.

River state Under Governor Rotimi Ameachi (now transport minister)

2.3 Billion – State funds appropriated for spy tech acquisition in 2010

Contract did not go through however due to a breakdown in relationship between Mr. Amaechi and V&V limited (suppliers), thus funds were never released for the project.

 

Delta state Under Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan

1.5 Billion – State funds doled out for acquisition of circles 3G in February 2012.

31.9 Million – Annual maintenance fee for spy tools and tech

 

Bayelsa State under Governor Seriake Dickson

1.7 billion – State funds doled out for acquisition of Circles 3G in July 2012

31.9 Million – Extra annual maintenance fee for spy tools and tech

 

The police headquarters in Abuja owns a Circles 3G communication interception service which it pays N63 million annually to maintain.

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