Pop Singer, 2Baba Slams FG’s Plan To Borrow For Anti-corruption Fight

Singer, Innocent Idibia aka 2Baba has bashed the Federal Government’s plan to spend N53.6 billion on fighting corruption.

Via his InstaStories, he said in Pidgin English, “Dem wan borrow money to take catch people wey thief the one dem borrow before. Chai!! Comedy continent.”

According to a report on a national daily, the Federal Government proposed the sum of N53.6 billion to fight corruption in the 2022 budget. The report added that the figure was the sum total of allocations proposed by the FG to fund five agencies charged with the responsibility fighting corruption in the country.

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) signed the 2022 budget on Friday. The budget is worth N17.1 trillion, with statutory transfer at N869.6 billion, debt service at N3,88 trillion, recurrent (non-debt) expenditure at N6.9 trillion and capital expenditure at N5.46 trillion.

The Federal Government has also revealed its plan to borrow to finance the budget.

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