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Bayelsa Assembly approves Gov Diri’s N2.9bn vehicle loan request

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The Bayelsa State House of Assembly has approved a loan request for N2.9 billion from Governor Douye Diri “to buy operational vehicles for the governor, deputy governor, and other top government functionaries.”

The Assembly granted the loan request during a plenary on Tuesday following a motion moved by the Leader of the House, Monday Bubou-Obolo.

Bubou-Obolo, immediate past Speaker of the Assembly, said the proposed loan had a repayment tenure of 36 months.

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The motion received unanimous support from the lawmakers.

Diri was inaugurated on February 14 after the Supreme Court nullified the election of the former governor-elect, David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress.

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