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POLITICS

Big Trouble for Lai Mohammed as Senate Queries him over N19m travel expenses during lockdown

The Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation, on Tuesday, queried the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, over how the ministry expended N19m on international travel during the COVID-19 lockdown period. Mohammed appeared before the Senate Committee on Tuesday to defend the 2021 budget estimates of his ministry. Trouble started when the Senator representing Imo East, Ezennwa Onyewuchi, asked Mohammed how N19m out of the N43m meant for international travels in 2020 was utilised

  1 year ago ago
Big Trouble for Lai Mohammed as Senate Queries him over N19m travel expenses during lockdown

POLITICS

How can you spend N23m on local travel in 3 months amid lockdown- senate tells Lai Mohammed

The Senate on Tuesday drilled the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai for some hours for spending N19 million on international travel and N23 million on local travel before the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus and subsequent lockdown. The Senate Committee on Information and National Orientation were surprised when the Minister at 2021 Budget defense disclosed the amount spent by the ministry as contained in its 2020 budget. It doesn't add up at all that such a huge amount of money can be spent even when

  1 year ago ago
How can you spend N23m on local travel in 3 months amid lockdown- senate tells Lai Mohammed