A UK daily, Daily Mail, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of extrvaganze just as Nigeria is busy looking for aid from foreign governments and donor agencies.
According to the Daily Mail report, the British government is set to give nearly £250million in the coming year to Nigeria.
The report also alleged that President Buhari spends a whopping £26,000 on his daughter, Zahra, who attends Surrey University in UK.
The report equally suggests that President Buhari’s presence at David Cameron’s anti-corruption summit this week may be a surprise to many because Nigeria receives vast amounts of UK aid.
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Justifying the charge of extravaganze, the reports say the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, had, in April, unearthed a ticket stub showing Hanan, 16, had flown first-class from London to Nigeria, even after the President had banned government officials from flying first class. Hannan is said to be Buhari’s daughter, while also estimating that the President had spent a total of £150,000 on Zahra at Surrey.
According to the report, President Buhari is believed to have failed to give a full account of his worth, despite declaring more than £1million in the bank, five houses and two plots of land.
It would be recalled that since President Buhari’s assumption of office, he has made the fight gainst corruption the core focus of his administration with many officials and supporters of the previous administration of President Goodluck Jonathan artested and facing trial.
Their trial has elicited different reaction from several quarters as Supporters of the administration are hailing the renewed anti-corruption war while others say it is mere political with hunt.
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