Terver Akase, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, stated this in a statement on Thursday in Makurdi.
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The governor announced the decision during May Day celebration in the state which held at the University of Benin Sports Complex in Benin on Tuesday.
The Senate’s decision followed a point of order raised by Senator Samuel Anyanwu during plenary, who, afterwards, sought the leave of the Senate to move a motion on the matter during the next legislative day.
The group’s president, Dare Zacchaeus, said this in Lokoja while applauding Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi’s display of transparency and accountability with regards to his application of both funds.
The state’s Commissioner for Information, Ogbuagu Anikwe, made this known in a statement in Enugu on Monday.
The pensioners, who belong to the Forum of 2011/12 Retired Public Servants, made the demand at a press conference in Osogbo.
This comes after a Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State on Friday granted the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project
The claim, the governor said, was in regards of what was due to each state since 2005 when the demand for the refunds commenced.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos for “an order for leave to apply for judicial relief and to seek an order of mandamus directing and/or compelling the government to publish details of spending of N388.304 billion London Paris Club Loan refunds allegedly diverted and mismanaged by 35 States”