The presidency has slammed reports president Buhari was compensated following the attack on his convoy by Boko Haram..According to a statement by presidential spokesman,Garba Shehu,
Our attention has been drawn to reports making the rounds, especially  on internet-based media, that President Buhari received $300,000.00 & up to five armored SUVs from the Office of the National Security Adviser in the aftermath of the attack on his convoy in Kaduna last year.We unequivocally deny that President Buhari received $300,000.00 or any monetary compensation whatsoever from the Jonathan Presidency.or any of its officials, in the aftermath of that attack, or at any other time since then.
While it is true that one armoured SUV and one untreated SUV were sent to the President in the aftermath of the attack.The vehicles were in keeping with his entitlements as a former Head of State under the Remuneration of Former Presidents and Heads of State (And other Ancillary Matters) Decree of 1999.Section 3, Sub Section 1 of that Decree provides that three vehicles will be provided for fmr. heads of state & replaced every four years.as he then was, receiving vehicles, to which he was statutorily entitled , from the Federal Government of Nigeria.
President Buhari had in keeping with his austere, spartan & frugal disposition shunned most of his entitlements as a fomer Head of State.but was prevailed upon by his supporters to accept the 2 vehicles for his personal safety in the aftermath of the dastardly attempt.but was prevailed upon by his supporters to accept the two vehicles for his personal safety after of an attempt to assassinate him.It is preposterous to think that the President will allow his acclaimed reputation of honesty and incorruptibility to be tarnished.by accepting a questionable monetary compensation from a discredited regime

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