Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) made it clear that those connected to the budget padding should be prosecuted to serve as deterrent to others NASS Members.
Yakubu Gowon said it, at the Health Caravan and Award Ceremony for the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi that was conferred with the title of Royal Ambassador for Hepatitis Advocacy in Nigeria, by the Seham Health Care Foundation,
Yakubu Gowon said this never occurred during his administration as military head of state he also wondered why budget padding has become the order of the day in Nigeria.
late Chief Obafemi Awolowo was in-charge of our finance during my time and he taught us to survive withou borrowing.
H insisted that, “If that is true. If anybody is doing that, the person should be checked and stopped to ensure that such does not occur in the future. We didn’t do it during my time,it’s barbaric and unacceptable
Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd) urged President Muhammadu Buhari to firm up the ailing economy in order to alleviate the masses from hardship and suffering.