President Muhammadu Buhari Allegedly Withdraws $469 Million Without Approval from the National Assembly - No Mr President, Not Again

Oh no, not again Mr President
The wave of "Lazy Nigerian Youth" has not blown away and Nigerian President, President Muhammadu Buhari has forged ahead to withdraw $469 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) for the procurement of 12 Super Tucano aircraft from the US without the backing or the approval of the national assembly.

The United States had sold these aircraft to Nigeria in August 2017 but placed an embargo on selling anymore due to human rights abuse against the Nigerian military. The payment for this procurement was still being deliberated/ worked upon by the national assembly.

The president gave an explanation that the deadline for the payment was nigh so he approved the it without consulting the national assembly.

Mind you, this offence is an impeachable offence but I'm very sure the National Assembly will let it slide. They only flex muscles on trivial matters that have little or no impact on Nigerians.
In some reports, it is stated that the president was misled.

Let's have a one minute silence for Nigeria.......

Okay, we're back.

Misled? Misled?? Was he too lazy to read the papers before signing it? Or was he not aware that the National assembly was deliberating on it? This is what happens when you vote in someone who does things with such impunity that it makes a baby puke.

Misled is the word used by someone who blames other people for his or her mistakes. The present administration has taken a habit of blaming other people but itself for actions perpetrated by them.
Defenders of the administration would applaud it by saying it was an anticipatory approval with respect to the deadline of payment pending the outcome of the national assembly's deliberation. What if the deliberation took a different turn? Due process is due process. Illegality is Illegality, however beautiful you paint it.

I greet all of you.

By the way. How did Nigeria have $469m in the ECA since this administration claimed the last administration left an empty treasury?

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