We bought the forms with inscription ‘NOT FOR SALE’ boldly written on it at an average amount of Thirty Thousand Naira (N30,000) each.
An aide of Bode George has reacted to a petition by staff of Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme,SURE-P/Federal Road Maintenance Agency,FER MA, accusing him of N4.9bn fraud.
Vanguard Newspapers reports that the aide said “Chief Bode George never collected a kobo from anybody, he was never part of the SURE-P or FERMA programme, nobody knows those who were there. They mentioned names of their officials, let them go and meet those officials."
Adding that "The people that were mentioned are those controlling the programme, let the officials tell them those who collected money and what they did with the money. He (George) had never, at any particular time identified with those boys, we don’t know what they were doing. We don’t know who collected money from those boys.”
The petition, which was jointly signed by 51,000 aggrieved staff of SURE-P/FERMA, was sent to the House of Representatives, through the Chairman, House Adhoc Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Sani Zoro.