But the Coordinator of
However, Falana, who is a delegate to the national conference, said that President Jonathan must explain what he had done with the budgets made for defence in the last few years.
He said, "The request made by President Jonathan for approval of the
"Under the Appropriation Bill signed into law on
Omeri, who was responding to a question from newsmen on whether the resources of the Federal Government had depleted in the fight against terrorism that it now needs to borrow
Omeri said, "Even the United States go for this kind of facility. For any country involved in such military expedition, not just the Boko Haram issue, but engaged in a number of military exercises; its stock will deplete. Every country must restock to reinforce its capability.
"That is not to say that the resources of
"It is country-to-country kind of process because what the government is looking for is the approval of the
He added, "Once the country is engaged in any kind of activity of this nature, it sure will lead to depletion of resources. So, I don't think the loan is because the resources are depleted. For the amount so far spent, I am not in position to say so.
"We are still prosecuting the war. So, it will be preposterous to begin to calculate cost. Don't forget, our citizens have been abducted. And so whatever we need to do that we must do to get our citizens back, we will do it. The country will do it."
He also disclosed that one of the masterminds of the
He said, "The laws of
"For now, the laws of
Omeri added that the security services were still on the trail of the second person accused of masterminding the Nyanya blast, Mr.
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