Nigerians on social media have heavily criticized Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for approving N7.5 million to replace liquid fragrance in his office and N3 billion to purchase rechargeable fans for the office of his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat.
The netizents also condemned other contracts awarded by Lagos state’s Public Procurement Agency (PPA) in the 2nd and 3rd quarters of 2023 which included approval of over N440 million for the purchase of a new Lexus LX 600 Bulletproof Sport Utility Vehicle for use in the pool of Office of Chief of Staff.
The office of the Chief of Staff also got N18.5 million for the supply and distribution of 2,000 Noiler chickens across the local government areas and wards in the state.
According to records posted on Twitter, the government also approved N152 million for the restoration of the water supply at the Iduganran palace, the official residence of the Oba of Lagos.
The document also revealed that the state will earmark N581 million to renovate Saint Andrews Anglican Church in the Oke-Popo area of the state.
In the same vein, the record showed that the office of the deputy governor was awarded N30 million for monthly outreach of indigent citizens by the wife of the deputy governor, while there was another N30 million budgeted for the empowerment programme.
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