HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER CANVASSES USE OF RECOVERED LOOT TO FUND 2020 BUDGET
Written by COMFORT 95.1FM on October 14, 2019
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana says the Federal Government should embark on a drive to recover Nigeria’s looted wealth to garner resources to fund the 2020 budget.
Falana who made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at Imota, near Abeokuta yesterday also said Government must urgently seek other means of generating funds to complement the ten point three ,three trillion Naira budget recently unveiled by President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to him, the trillion budget presented by Buhari was not enough to stimulate the rapid development expected by Nigerians increase in tax should not be now that Nigerians are facing economic hardships.
Falana, however, charged the president and other public office holders to cut down their expenditures, travelling and allowances and divert such money to developing the country and cautioned the government against adopting any policy that could bring suffering to the masses.