A document showing how the former governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike and his successor, Siminalayi Fubara, lavished over ₦900 million on the renovation of the governor’s residence between April and June 2023 has flooded the internet.

The said document contains the Rivers State budget performance report for the second quarter.

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Nyesom Wike is the current Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He handed over government to Fubara, his ‘godson’, on May 29.

However, months after the transition of power, records have showed how the duo also spent ₦2.7 billion on the purchase of computer printers.

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Also, a whooping ₦32 billion was spent on an item simply listed as “special projects”.

The Report

On Page 35 of the budget performance report, the purchase of computer printers in three months was listed to have gulped ₦2.7 billion.

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On Page 50, the report shows that “Rehabilitation of Governor’s Residence” took ₦900 million.

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Upon further examination of the budget report, it came to light that the office of the governor disbursed a security vote amounting to ₦27.4 million.

This is within a span of three months.

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This information can be found on Page 50 of the report.

See the images below for the said expenditure:

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Rivers State: How Wike, Fubara Spent ₦900 Million On Renovation Of Governor’s Residence
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Rivers State: How Wike, Fubara Spent ₦900 Million On Renovation Of Governor’s Residence
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