Thursday, September 29, 2011

Draft Letter on #N30billion #ResourceRape

Heard about the approval of N30billion for a fresh biometric registration exercise?

Well, if you're outraged - follow the link and read Gbenga Sesan's letter to the Honorable Minister of Information and Communication... Then copy and shoot to your Ministers, NASS representatives, etc...

Let's take the bull by the horn people...

"Mr. Labaran Maku
Honourable Minister
Federal Ministry of Information and Communication
Dear Sir,
Thank you for your continued effort towards making Nigeria a better place.
Sir, we read (via the News Agency of Nigeria reports and Channels Television), with surprise, the announcement that the Federal Executive Council Meeting approved, on Wednesday, September 28, 2011, a fresh national identity card exercise that will cost us “over N30 billion”.
Honourable Minister, noting that the Independent National Electoral Commission spentN87.7 billion to gather biometric (and additional) data of 73,528,040 Nigerians during the April 2011 voter registration exercise, and that the Nigerian Communications Commission, with another N6.1 billion, has just completed the registration of over 60 million Nigerians through another collection of biometric data for the SIM card registration exercise, it is surprising that ANOTHER exercise – that could have been built on the earlier efforts – has now been approved..."
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