The African Movement Congress, AAC, has demanded that Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River discloses full particulars of how he spent N8bn the state obtained from the federal authorities of Nigeria inside the last three months.
Agba Jalingo, Cross River State Chairman of ÀAC, in a press launch on Friday, decried Governor Ayade’s perceived silence on how the money was disbursed and his refusal to current particulars on how the money was spent.
Jalingo mentioned that his celebration discovered that over N3bn was allotted to the state as a result of the ultimate tranche of Paris Refund along with N5.4bn as Value Added Tax for the years 2015 – 2018, totalling over N8bn, which accrued to the State between March and May 2019.
He demanded that Ayade ought to point out his accountability and even handed software program of public sources in Nigeria by confirming that the state obtained the fund.
We demand Mr. Ayade to tell Cross Riverians what he intends to do with the talked about funds which entire over NGN8Billion as we don’t want to shave his head in his absence by taking in, hook, line and sinker, research that he has ‘already spent’ such massive portions barely eight days into his second time interval,” Jalingo added.
He demanded that Ayade current the entire particulars of how the state spent the Paris Refund it has obtained whereas stating that Cross River has moved from the interval governors and office holders spend money with none report of the spending.
“It’s worrisome the best way by which by way of which Governor Ayade has handled the Paris Refund since inception till now with almost no statistics and indices made accessible to most people as one will logically depend on from an administration that floats the principle of ‘politics with ethics’.
“As a celebration, we wish to remember that Cross River has moved from being a State the place budgets and spending, generated revenues, cash inflows and outflows, are hidden and when made accessible years after their cycles have elapsed, keep sketchy and devoid of particulars. This improvement ought to stop!” He talked about.