Monday, 23 November 2015

I Left $5.6bn In NLNG Alone – Diezani Alison-Madueke


Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke in her latest interview with Dele Momodu’s The Boss Newspaper has revealed that she never stole money while in office.
She said:
“I can’t blame the doubters. They have seen more of the worst of Nigeria that it becomes difficult to trust anyone. But let me disclose something to you today because there is a difference between belief and reality
I did an unusual thing in our last days in government. I’m not sure I should tell you before people say I’m boasting. Ok, I actually left $5.6bn in the NLNG alone. I doubt if such ever happened but no one is talking about it.
I’m not seeking to be praised but to be acknowledged that I made some little contributions. That money could have been wasted on frivolities but I was determined to keep something for the incoming government once we lost the election.”
Madueke said even President Muhammad Buhari as an oil minister (1976-1978) under then head of state, General Olusegun Obasanjo was accused of N2.8 billion fraud w
She also noted that President Muhammad Buhari as an oil minister (1976-1978) under then head of state, General Olusegun Obasanjo was accused of N2.8 billion fraud when same amount disappeared from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corpration’s (NNPC) Midlands Bank account in the UK.
She added, “Till this day no one has been able to prove that the then Major General stole a kobo.”

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