How can you ask Japan for 500 jeeps at a cost of $150k each when you have assembly plant—According to Femi Falana

How can you ask Japan for 500 jeeps at a cost of $150k each when you have assembly plant—According to Femi FalanaSenior Advocate of Nigeria Femi Falana has voiced reservations regarding the government’s use of its foreign exchange reserves. He questioned why, when there are assembly companies in Nigeria that can make jeeps, the government would import roughly 500 jeeps from Japan at a cost of $150,000 apiece.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

In a video shared by Sahara TV, Falana also spoke about the use of foreign exchange currency for sending people on pilgrimages. He argued that this practice is unnecessary and also against the constitution. He said the government should focus on more important needs rather than catering to the luxurious demands of the elite or funding pilgrims with scarce resources.

In Falana’s words: “How can you ask Japan to send you 500 jeeps at a cost of $150,000 per one when you have assembly plant in the country producing jeeps and other vehicles. You can’t spend money on people going to pilgrimage, looking for dollars for people going to pilgrimage. It is against constitution”CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>