- A civic and political action group that promotes democracy and good governance, Move on Nigeria, has described as another tissue of lies, the rumour making rounds that former President Goodluck Jonathan sold an oil block for $1.85billion but remitted only a $100 million to government coffers.
- The group charged the media and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to quit misleading the public.
“We have good and evil and unfortunately we live in a country where truth has taken flight and lies are told by political elites without a pinch of shame. Sadly those spreading these lies and making unsubstantiated allegations are not inspiring support for President Muhammadu Buhari,”
- Prior to her scheduled meeting with President Buhari, the Secretary General of EITI, Ms Scot Clare, had alleged that the federal government under President Jonathan sold an oil block for 1.85billion and remitted only $100 million to the Federation Account.
- In a statement issued in Lagos and signed by the National Coordinator of the group, Mr. Clem Aguiyi, he dismissed Clare’s statement as “ignorant and mischievous
- Source: ThisDay