Nigeria’s Drugs Agency, NDLEA Reacts To N4.5billion Padding In 2022 Budget

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has dismissed insinuations from some experiences that N4.5billion was padded into its proposed 2022 funds.

The company in a press release on Wednesday disclosed that they’d been inundated with calls and messages since Tuesday searching for clarification on an alleged insertion of N4.5billion for the development of police barracks into the NDLEA’s proposed funds being thought-about by the Senate.

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Signed by Femi Babafemi, the assertion learn, “This is a formal response and clarification of reports that suggest that the agency’s budget proposal submitted by the Federal Ministry of Finance was padded with N4.5billion for construction of police barracks.

“It is public information that President Muhamadu Buhari magnanimously accredited the development of barracks for NDLEA over a interval of 4 years ranging from 2022 fiscal yr.

“Investigations have confirmed that the amount in question is indeed for the construction of NDLEA barracks but typographically inputted as ‘police barracks’ in one of the documents attached to the proposal from the Budget Office.

“The typo error has since been corrected and the funds cleared on Tuesday by the Senate.”

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Nigeria’s Drugs Agency, NDLEA Reacts To N4.5billion Padding In 2022 Budget

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