By Philips Sunday
United States, (AN24) – Former special assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on new media, Reno Omokri has berated the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), over the arrest of Reuben Abati, his former principal’s spokesman.
Omokri tweeting via his Twitter handle @renoomokri, questioned why the former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi was appointed a Minister of the Federation by President Muhammadu Buhari despite allegations leveled against him.
He wondered why Abati was jailed by the anti-graft agency for receiving N50 million from the office of the National Security Adviser, (NSA) while Amaechi is walking freely after he allegedly stole N235m from Rivers state.
Expressing his discontent on the matter, Omokri tweeted: “Reuben Abati allegedly got ₦50 million from Dasuki and goes to jail. Rotimi Amaechi admittedly spends $500k (₦235 million at today’s rate) on a one day dinner for Soyinka and becomes a minister! Welcome to the new Nigeria!”
Reuben Abati allegedly got ₦50 million from Dasuki and goes to jail. Rotimi Amaechi admittedly spent $500k on Soyinka & becomes a minister!
— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) November 3, 2016
Recall that the Pastor had in recent post on micro blogging site, Twitter, questioned the appointment of Kemi Adeosun as the Minister of Finance by President Buhari, adding that Adeosun cannot perform the economic magic that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala did.
According to him, “For example, the President took about six months to set a cabinet after which he replaced Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala with Kemi Adeosun who has a bachelor degree in economics from the University of East London. I schooled in London and I know that the University is not a really well ranked university.
“Moreso, this is someone who has just a degree in economics and post graduate diploma which is not as high as bachelors.
“Now you had someone who has a PHD in regional and economic development and worked as a Managing Director at the World Bank and also a former Minister of Finance replaced by Kemi who I have nothing against; in a difficult period like this, you need to put your best hands.” He said.