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Fight Buhari Directly, Stop Blackmailing HisAppointees- Group Warns NASS Members

By Brown Justice
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We have noted with dismay the calculated attempts by members of the

8th National Assembly to demonise persons working with Buhari and are

loyal to him.
It will be recalled that upon assumption of office, President Buhari

knowing how revenue generating agencies of the Federal Government

squander all the money generated in connivance with corrupt members of

the National Assembly through budgetary preparation, appropriation and

defences; issued an executive order mandating all revenue generating

agencies to lodge all funds generated in to the nation's Single

Treasury Account TSA.
Since the implementation of TSA by the Buhari administration, things

began to get difficult for our lawmakers.
Instead of confronting Buhari to reverse the policy in a

legisla-thieves manner, our lawmakers opted to harassing and

intimidating President Buhari's appointees. An act we consider

cowardice!
Having stayed for nearly two years without usual access to national

cake, our lawmakers recently got mad with the release of the 2019

general elections timetable by the Independent National Electoral

Commission (INEC).
Hence, as a way of raising quick money through blackmail and

demonisation of Buahari appointtees for their re-election fund in

2019, the Senate hurriedly inauguarted an Ad-Hoc Committee on Alleged

Misuse, Under Remittance and Other Fraudulent Activities in the

Collection, Accounting, Remittance and Expenditure of Internal Revenue

Generated by Revenue Generating Agencies.
The Committee among other things is to blackmail Ministers, DG's and

other executive appointtees of the Federal Government.

For Instance, the Committee on March 24 blackmailed and invited the

Ministers of Justice, Interior, Accountant-General of the Federation,

Controller General of Immigration and four private companies to appear

before it on April 6 for clearification on some legitimate duties

carried out by them.
If the Senate is too sure of any scandal as they made Nigerians to

believe, why not invite them on March 28 which is a plenary day in the

Senate? Why prolong it to April 6 and create the impression that there

is a scandal when there is none because all funds goes in to TSA?

The truth our lawmakers are hidding from Nigerians is the fact that

President Buhari's implementation of the Single Treasury Account which

the same Senate tried all it could to stop but could not have denied

them access to corrupt and illegal money for their re-election in

2019. So, they have resorted to cheap blackmail to force the head of

our MDA's to give them money, but unlucky for them, all money is

remmitted in to the TSA Account and no one has access to them but

President Buhari.
Therefore, we are warning our lawmakers to stop blackmailing,

harassing and intimidating President Buhari's appointees simply

because they are denied access to corrupt money.
Finally, we are asking the leadership of the National Assembly to make

its budget available to Nigerians within 14 days.
If nothing is done before the expiration of our ultimatum, we will

communicate our next action against them to Nigerians.

Signed,
Mr. Brown Justice,
Convener,
New Mandate Movement.
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