Otunba Bush Rescue Samiat Bada from Ikosi Isheri Legislative Arm over refusal to approve 2021 Budget
The Lagos East Senatorial Governors Advisory Council of All Progressives Congress Leader, Otunba Bushira Alebiosu finally Rescued Samiat Bada from Ikosi Isheri Legislative Arm over refusal to approve 2021.
Following the presentation of year’s 2021 fiscal policy to the 7-man House Members of Ikosi Isheri Legislative Council under the leadership of Honourable Usman Ajibola Akanni by the Executive Arm led by Samiat Bada, the lawmakers further requested for evidence of procurement executed in the year 2020 budget as condition to pass the new budget.
One of the questionable procurements made by Bada’s administration were the official vehicles she earlier denied when a reckless Commercial Bus driver popularly known as Danfo damaged the car around council secretariat shortly after it was purchased last year .
Immediately Bada, who was the former Vice Chairman assumed office following the death of the former Chairman, Engr. Abdulfatai Oyesanya in 2020, highly inflated award for issue for the procurement of LEXUS.570 for Samiat bada, Highlander 2016/17 model for the Vice Chairman, Mukhaila Adisa to Wolex Tosure Nigeria Ltd, Sekzfun Autos at the rate of 34 Million, 30 Million in that order.
A car dealer contacted by Kosofe Post put the two official vehicles cost at 22 Million, 12 Million respectively.
According to Kosofe Post multiple sources the official vehicles was procured without the consent of the lawmakers upon presentation of procurement document to the house, the executive requested to bring it for sighting before budget approval. However, the Executive declined the request.
Another source disclosed the member the council kitchen cabinet heard about the procurement when it was announced at one of the executive meetings.
The unconstitutional and illegal appointment of her young sister as the Chairperson, procurement of venza more expensive than of elected leader of the house and the alleged 800,000 post the illegal office and the multi million naira mansion acquired in magodo, boosted at Magodo Resident Association and Executive meetings that she is no longer a tenant but landlord within a short stay in office and turning the secretariat to family estate all these infuriated the councilors who reportedly rejected the 3 Million for the smooth budget passage.
The refusal of the councilors to collect the alleged hush money led to the emergency meeting on Wednesday , February 24, 2020 at mende maryland residence of The Lagos East Senatorial Governors Advisory Council of All Progressives Congress Leader, Otunba Bushira Alebiosu, who addressed the peculiar mess tearing two arms of government.
According to Kosofe Post findings the councilors at meeting highlighted the series of abuse of office, misappropriation and other corruption allegations against the Chairman. Otunba Bush, however, mediated between the warring arms directed the legislators to approve the budget for good people of Ikosi isheri and hold him responsible should Samiat failed to address their complaints in a record time.