‘Jonathan minister stole $6bn,’ Governor says

Oshiomhole stated that the details of the fraud were provided by US officials during President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent trip to the States.

 

Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole has said that a former minister under the Goodluck Jonathan administration embezzled more than $6 billion while in office.

Oshiomhole stated that the details of the fraud were provided by US officials during President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent trip to the States.

The governor made the comments on Monday, July 26, 2015, after a meeting with Buhari at the State House in Abuja.

Oshiomhole said:

“We have moved away from a president that doesn’t seem to know his powers to one that understands that he is a president of the country in the continent.”

“PDP destroyed the country- I mean from the lips of American officials; senior officials of the state department. They said one minister under PDP cornered as much as $6billion, and the man said even by Washington standard that is earth-quaking.”

“We are a very patient people. If we were not a patient people, anybody wearing the tag of PDP ought to feel very unsafe because you are all victims- all of us here.”

Oshiomhole has repeatedly accused former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of mismanaging Nigeria’s economy and spending public funds on Jonathan’s re-election bid.

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