Politics Loan Meant to Buy Casket for Democracy, Says Tinubu -The Nation



All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said President Goodluck Jonathan’s request for $1 billion (about N165 billion) is not for fighting terrorism, as the government wants everyone to believe.

The frontline politician said the loan would be spent to wage war against opposition and scuttle democracy.
He noted that the administration would not be transparent in expending the loan, adding that its records showed a deep-rooted mismanagement of the nation’s resources and abuses.

In a statement yesterday in Lagos, Tinubu said: “The news that President Jonathan has requested the National Assembly to approve his request to seek a loan of one billion dollars, purportedly to battle Boko Haram terrorism, should lead any person with sober conscience to fall out of their chair.

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