The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Wednesday stated that he has declared his assets to ‘relevant authorities’ and as a result, he doesn’t feel the need for a public declaration of assets.
His opinion was expressed via a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Opunabo Inko-Tariah.
Here is the statement:
The governor has declared his assets and this is exactly what he told newsmen during the tour of his administration’s projects. There is no law compelling him to […]
A member of the Senate, Shehu Sani, who represents the central Kaduna constituency in northern Nigeria in the Senate, said he was worth 22 million naira and has several houses and cars. Sani on Monday became the first sitting member of the legislature to declare his assets publicly, following President Muhammadu Buhari’s example for greater transparency and accountability in the graft-riddled nation.
Sani, a human rights activist who heads the Civil Rights Congress lobby group, said his decision was prompted by […]
The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, also joined President Muhammdu Buhari Thursday night to declare his assets.
A statement by the Senior Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu said that prior to being sworn in on May 29, Prof. Osinbajo’s assets are:
*A bank balance of about N94 million and 900,000 United States Dollars in his bank accounts.
* Houses: 4-bedroom residence at Victoria Garden City, Lagos and a 3-bedroom flat […]
Overwhelmed by the new anti-corruption agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari, the 36 state governors have rushed to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to declare their assets as prescribed by law.
It was learnt last night that the CCB is expecting all the governors to close down their foreign accounts. The bureau has immediately started investigation of the claims in the assets declaration forms of the governors.
An advisory has gone to the governors and their deputies in line with the Fifth […]