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Allison Madueke’s N10 Billion Jet Scandal: FG Will Not Probe



Mrs Diezani Alison Madueke - Bella Naija

The Federal Government will not probe Nigeria’s Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke. Well at least, not yet.

A few days ago, Federal lawmakers were alleging that Allison-Madueke squandered well over N10 billion of public funds to charter and maintain private jets for her personal use (If you missed this story click here). Now, the Presidency is saying that it will not investigate the allegations levelled against her.

Dr. Doyin Okupe, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, says the Federal Government  will not probe the minister because the House of Representatives is currently investigating the issue, Punch reports. According to him, the right thing to do is to wait for the outcome of the House of Representatives’ probe, before taking further steps. 

Many have criticized the Presidency’s decision not to probe Allison-Madueke till further notice. Some of these critics include Debo Adesina, President of advocacy organization, Coalition Against Corrupt Leaders. Speaking on the issue, he stated that this decision is tantamount to saying that President Jonathan tolerates corruption.

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  1. 9jablower Blog

    March 31, 2014 at 2:26 pm

    well am not surprised

  2. jcsgrl

    March 31, 2014 at 2:47 pm

    Before nko…its aiight. One day monkey go enter market e no go return. Hundred days for thief but one day for the owner of the house. The truth will come out and judgment will await evildoers

  3. @edDREAMZ

    March 31, 2014 at 2:48 pm

    Only God will judge this people….

  4. Mach

    March 31, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    Yet again, the cat with 9 lives demonstrates that she is invisible. Only in Nigeria…God help us!

  5. Mach

    March 31, 2014 at 2:49 pm

    ^^^ Sorry meant to say ‘invincible’*

  6. me

    March 31, 2014 at 2:58 pm

    Our beloved president and his lip service to fighting corruption

  7. neon

    March 31, 2014 at 3:24 pm

    He who the Gods want to kill, they will first run mad!!! #thatisall

  8. Chi chi

    March 31, 2014 at 4:09 pm

    So,this woman is untouchable in Nigeria.From owning a €20million mansion in Vienna to $20billion missing oil money saga.Which way Nigeria? shame on you Mr president.Nigeria!!!!! Sorry !!!!

  9. nene

    March 31, 2014 at 4:18 pm

    no shock there. she knows the main “Oga kpatakpata at the top”

  10. Cancel Reply

    March 31, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    I have given up on Nigeria! We siddon dey look from here!

  11. Me

    March 31, 2014 at 5:05 pm

    He won’t probe his in law na, it’s so obvious

  12. T

    March 31, 2014 at 5:48 pm

    lol.. story… Bella Naija will post her children’s wedding and you will all say “aaww”, “so beautiful”, “money was disgraced”, “see money”… e.t.c. Madame Deizani please take all u can oh, ur mates are doing so and we Nigerians will only admire and aspire.

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