Elombah
Take a fresh look at your lifestyle.

Obiano’s Aides embezzle Old People’s Monthly stipend while he looks on

146

ObianoOne of the areas Mr. Peter Obi did well in terms of social security is the monthly payment to elderly people of above 75 years who are not pensioners nor have children

that take care of them.

The Programme was coordinated by Hon. Anthonia Tabansi. However Governor Willie Obiano [picture above] took it to the Ministry of Women Affairs, coordinated by his wife.

On leaving office, Obi paid them, 10 from each village, the sum of 5,000 Naira each. He left money that would take care of them for 2 years in the coffers. There is also enabling legislation on that. 

Since Obiano became governor, he paid them once and stopped. After many agitations and countless representation, Obiano released some money to pay them some of the arrears. He formed a Committee on the payment thus:

1. Prof. Asika (Chief of Staff) – Chairman

2. Willie Nwokolo (principal Secretary), member

3. Dr. Ibeziem (Bishop Ibeziem’s brother) Special Adviser, 

4. Primus Odili (SSA), member

5. Ben Obi, member

After so much complaint that the money released did not get to some of them, Gov. Obiano set up a probe Panel, headed by his Deputy Governor, Dr. Nkem Okeke.

The panel has since submitted their report, containing what each of the panel member stole and should be refunded as follows:

1. Prof. Asika (Chief of Staff Chairman) – stole 28 million Naira

2. Willie Nwokolo (principal Secretary), member, stole 25.1 Million Naira 

3. Dr. Ibeziem (Bishop Ibeziem’s brother, Special Adviser), 18 Million Naira

4. Primus Odili (SSA), member, stole 11 million Naira 

5. Ben Obi, member, 11 Million Naira.

Since those affected are his closest aides, Willie has done something: he is sitting on the outcome of a probe panel constituted by him.

Tony Umeh


© Copyright 2020 ElombahNews.

DISCLAIMER : Opinion articles are solely the responsibility of the author and does not necessarily reflect the views of the publishers of ElombahNews!
Would you like to be receiving ALL ElombahNews links ‘On The Go’ on WhatsApp Or Telegram? If yes, join us here on WhatsApp or Telegram, or provide us your Telephone number via publisher@elombah.com or sms/inbox +2349050382526 and you are good to go!
DOWNLOAD ElombahNews mobile app here
Send eyewitness accounts/ reports/ articles  to publisher@elombah.com; follow us on twitter @ElombahNews; like our Facebook page ElombahNews 

For adverts & inquiries, call +447460770987, +2349050382526

Comments are closed.