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Katsina State, industrialist bicker over how N52.6bn was spent as security vote in 5 years

Claim by petitioner false, frivolous — Katsina Government By Soni Daniel – Abuja and Andy Asemota – Katsina THE Katsina State Government and one of its leading industrialists are now embroiled in a faceoff over how the state allegedly mismanaged a whooping N52.6 billion as security votes in five years despite the prevalence of security challenges
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Sanitising the security vote

THE controversial issue of security vote came back to the front burner during the recent quarterly policy dialogue on accountability for security votes at the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, Abuja when the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Yusuf Buratai accused state governors of hiding behind their immunity to embezzle the vote.

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Robert Clarke

No law supporting security vote in Nigeria — Robert Clarke, SAN

Chief Robert Clarke, a senior advocate is a lawyer who does not hide his feelings whenever there is a legal issue generating controversies. He is at it again on the arguments surrounding the widely discussed security votes. He said pointedly that there is no law, however small, that sanctions the payment of security votes to the state governors as well as the president. He, therefore, called on Nigerians to rise against what he called impunity in the system. Excerpts:

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