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Govs demanded $150m Paris Club refund fee – Consultant

One of the consultants hired by the states and local governments to ensure the recovery of excess deductions related to the Paris Club debt, on Saturday, alleged that the Nigerian Governors’ Forum demanded and received a total of $100m for elections in Ekiti, Ondo and Bauchi states.

Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, the Lead Consultant, Linas International Limited, Ned Nwoko, alleged that after submitting $300m bill as consultancy fees, the state governors demanded 50 per cent of the amount and allegedly threatened to “frustrate” the payment if the consultants did not play ball.

Source: Punch