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FLASH| Governor Yahaya Bello to Buy $8,000,000 Transparent Anti-Corruption Car

by on April 2, 2016
Following the mind-boggling revelations coming out of the on-going civil service au­dit and the uncompro­mising determination by the administration of Governor Yahaya Bello to rid Kogi State of corrup­tion, the government has announced the creation of a fund to purchase the world’s first transparent and anti-corruption car.
According to a press re­lease signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Kogi State Governor, Kingsley Fanwo, the government is doing this to promote its mantra of transparency and to offer all Kogites the opportunity to contribute to effort at kicking corrup­tion out of the state.
“Governor Bello has always said that he would never touch a single kobo of state funds for personal use,” the statement read. “To show how serious he is with this stance, he has decided to convert his car to a transparent and bul­letproof one that will al­ways show him to the peo­ple wherever he goes. This, we believe will make him more accessible and posi­tion Kogi State as the most supportive of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight.
“This automobile will cost about eight million dollars ($8,000,000), in­cluding shipping and de­livery. We are hopeful that the car can be delivered in 4 months and to that end, we are soliciting for dona­tions from the good peo­ple of Kogi State to make this happen. We hope to be the first African nation to own such a magnificent machine.”
The ‘Transparent Car‘ was launched last October in Asia by ZF company at the Auto Show IAA Frankfurt, Germany, and is equipped with different security systems.
The Kogi State govern­ment will be the first Af­rican government seeking to use a transparent car to promote accountability in governanc

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  • Blue Jay
    April 2, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    Buying a car of 8million dollars is corruption itself. Use d money 2 construct roads. U all were shouting corruption when Stella Odua bought 2 bullet proof BMW cars 4 225m naira, yet u want 2 buy 8m dollars car. I hope kogi and apc people are happy with u.


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