Minister Rejects Car Gift From Ebonyi State Governor

Nigeria’s Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has rejected a Toyota SUV gift from Ebonyi state governor, Dave Umahi, Premium Times reports.

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In a letter written to the governor, Mr. Ogbonnaya cited the constitution, saying he rejected the gift because the laws of the state excluded him from persons eligible to collect such gifts.

According to him, he won’t be able to receive his pension as ex Governor of Abia stage again if he accepts the gift.

The car is reportedly worth N29m.

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