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FG withdrawing $1bn Excess Crude Money to fund Buhari’s 2019 election, not to fight Boko Haram .

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Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the decision to withdraw $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East region as a means by the All Progressives Congress (APC) led federal government to fund President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019.

“For posterity sake, I wish to place it on record that I was not among the governors, who approved the withdrawal of almost half of our savings in the Excess Crude Account, which belongs to the three tiers of government to fight an already defeated insurgency,” he declared.

In a statement issued in Ado Ekiti on Friday, and signed by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Governor Fayose said; “Since they said they have defeated Boko Haram, what else do they need a whopping sum of $1 billion (over N360 billion) for; if not to fund the 2019 elections?

“The APC promised to wipe out Boko Haram within six months, now it is 31 months and what the APC go…

Rivers State Governor, flagged off the construction of a cinema and restaurants at the Pleasure Park.

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Governor Wike flags off construction of Ultra-Modern Cinema and Restaurants at Port Harcourt Pleasure Park

In a bid to improve the value of the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday flagged off the construction of a cinema  and chain of restaurants  at the Park.
The Governor also stated that a Five Star Hotel will be constructed at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park to attract more international guests to the state.

Governor Wike directed the contractor, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc to complete  the Cinema and Chain of Restaurants by June 2018.

He charged  Julius Berger Nigeria Plc to take full advantage of the dry season to ensure completion of the projects .

"This  project is a huge success. When we started it, some people criticised it, but it has turned out to be the best tourist attraction in the country.

"Every weekend, over 4000 persons visit the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park.  Jobs have created and more jobs will be created for the pe…