Governor Akpabio Purchases Million-Dollar Bullet Proof Luxury Vans

Interior of luxury van customized by Texas Armoring Corporation-Facebook photo
Sprinter van -Facebook photo
By SaharaReporters, New York

Just months after purchasing a $45 million dollar jet, and a few days after recklessly doling out several thousands of dollars to Nigerian music star, 2Face and his wife, Akwa Ibom State Governor Godswill Akpabio has taken possession of several bulletproof sprinter luxury vans from US based Texas Armoring Corporation (TAC).

A source told Saharareporters that the governor took delivery of the Mercedes Benz made vans recently after they were customized to his specifications by TAC in Texas.

The vans will join a remarkable fleet of top-of-the-line bulletproof luxury Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) Akpabio already has in his official convoy, making the latest purchase superfluous and insensitive, insiders in the government told SaharaReporters.  

The Texas Armoring Company has displayed the luxurious interior of Mr. Akpabio’s latest toy on its Facebook page.  

The Akwa Ibom governor, who intends to run for the Senate when his second term ends, has emerged as one of Nigeria’s hardest-spending governors, with a taste for the finest things, while most of his State remains undeveloped.   He is also one of President Goodluck Jonathan’s closest confidants, and recently emerged chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party Governors’ Forum, with a mandate to help Jonathan win re-election in 2015.

Insiders say some governors convert some of the luxury possessions into personal items they take with them when they leave office, or give away as presents to friends.
 

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best governor in nigeria

Akpabio,has always been the best governor in nigeria
In terms of his performance and transformation of akwa-ibom.
If you guys need a thief,direct your attention to fashola.
When he buys his own armoured jeeps(prado)he always buys two,one for tinubu and other for himself.
He has been taking millions of dollars loans,hundreds of millions of dollars,despite the fattest IGR of lagos and federal allocations,but,these biased peeps in sahara will not see him,because,they're preparing him for presidency as the only prudent and performing governor in nigeria,while attacking any other governor,that is doing very well,with false allegation,outside the SW.
The funny thing is that,they've hoodwinked some of my simple peeps from SS/SE in their media war against performing governors outside of SW.
Haven't they seen anything to write about tinubu or the man in ogun or ekiti?

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What future Durandal has in mind is still to be determined, but the honey he is pouring into Arthrun's ears is sure to aid Durandal in shaping his ideal future.

Please leave your Governor alone.

Common guys, has any other Governor in your state done half of what your he has done. Please give him some credit for the transformation of the State. One of the performing Governors in my book.

Judgement 4 every1

It is very sure dat we all will give account 4 our actions,here on earth or above,let him spend as much as he can spend,u reap wat u sow.where u r to feed n provide 4 ur pple u r busy givin out n buying wat makes no sense.d suffering n tears of d pple ll ask u soon.well done sir(b it gud or bad)1s again well done.

@tmaco: How daft can u be ?

@tmaco

It isn't my fault if you have inferiority complex hence you think I know it all.
In your warped mind, Akpabio probably spent that money with the approval of the House Assembly makes it legal ? hmmmmm .... how daft can you be ? Have you also given it a thought that the House of Assembly could have been compromised by him and they are all looting the state treasury ?

Can you copy and paste where in my previous blog I claimed Jonathan ought to question his brother-in-looting Akpabio. Once again, if you are confused about a statement, request for an interpretation instead of falling under the spell of inferiority complex which ofcourse is a cover up for your ethnic sentiment ! You have got issues simply because Jonathan and Akpabio are from South South hence they have a license to STEAL and should not be questioned! Moron !

Bullet proof vehicles

In Nigeria nothing is impossible! But where will he take the vehicle when the last hour comes? But before the hour comes,he will be pardoned of all sins by the highest authority in the land of the faultless.we live to see

@tmaco .... Dont mind Tundemash

My dear tmaco, don't mind tunde, since Illorin became a colony of the Fulani the life of the Yoruba man has never been the same again. You no see how Tinubu dey charter plane just to go and prostrate before Terrorist Buhari? Haven't you noticed the increasing number of Yoruba people arrested as B.Haram members? Did'nt u hear of the boast by B.Haram that it was going to massively recruit from the West? Why did they not say Enugu, PH or Benin? They easily coerce the Yoruba bcos to them cowardice is innate. The same reason why the Oba of Illorin is still hiding in the bushes around Offa & has refused to come out to fight back. Whereas, the alien Emir sits comfortably on the throne.

So, is it insignificant tundemash you want to worry about? Pls tmaco, do not waste your time for the pple of the West, to them cowardice is an incurable blight on the scale of AIDS.
Long live the United Rep of the SS&SE.

@Deri ... think b/4 you type ....return our £65m cocoa money 1st

"....we ask those who stole 55 trillion of our oil money since 1958 to be fished out--when they had their cocoa we were never allowed to partake in sharing it with them"! (Deri)

@Deri ... again your comment made me remind you of an answer to my question you have dodged for about a year now. Where did Thief Okotie Eboh get the £65m he siphoned into secret Swiss account? Was it oil money from SS or cocoa money from SW? Perhaps it was the tax from Aborigines fishermen.

You claimed SS people were never allowed to partake in sharing and yet your man stole precious pre-oil £65m in the 60's. I guess "sharing" of money is in the SS blood and gene. The SS corrupted the rest of the country. Return the £65m of our cocoa money and you will have your so called N55 trillion back. Fool !!!

@Dan Maikoko.

Empty vessel, sharrrap!!! Your kinsfolk ruled this country for 35 odd years, and what have we to show for it? Zilch!!! 3 million, plus, lives lost in an unnecessary civil war, and only God knowns how many more since then, and the acquisition of the SS & SE's oil wells by your people, with their Yoruba lackeys acting as fronts... And even with the blatant, thuggish, brutish thievery by your people, what has the north got to show for it but collapsed industries, hunger, disease and Islamic fundamentalism? And yet they buy more private jets and tell us that 13% derivation is too much. Una lucky say I nor be presido, I for make am 50%! Or Nothing!

Remove the speck from your eye!!!

Non- core north, I hope that you've all - finally - smelt the coffee?

@tmaco .... Dont mind Tundemash

My dear tmaco, don't mind tunde, since Illorin became a colony of the Fulani the life of the Yoruba man has never been the same again. You no see how Tinubu dey charter plane just to go and prostrate before Terrorist Buhari? Haven't you noticed the increasing number of Yoruba people arrested as B.Haram members? Did'nt u hear of the boast by B.Haram that it was going to massively recruit from the West? Why did they not say Enugu, PH or Benin? They easily coerce the Yoruba bcos to them cowardice is innate. The same reason why the Oba is still hiding in the bushes around Offa & has refused to come out to fight back. Whereas, the alien Emir sits comfortably on the throne.

So, is it insignificant tundemash you want to worry about? Pls tmaco, do not waste your time for the pple of the West, cowardice is an incurable blight on the scale of AIDS.
Long live the United Rep of the SS&SE.

Akabio's Van... Resembles Coffin

If the chairs are removed, the interior very much looks like a 'coffin' that thing called 'casket'. From outside it looks like the vehicle an 'understaker' (mortian) will use to transport the dead for internment.

Akpabio is Buying bullet

Akpabio is Buying bullet proof vans, while our people are dying of hunger! I WEEP.

I didn't expect this thief to

I didn't expect this thief to do less than what he is doing now. That thievery blood in Godswill Akpabio is coming to the open now. In the University of Calabar, you can't leave any cash in your room and go back to see. Godswill would use his ' magnet' fingers and fish out such cash from wherever one must have kept it.

At Unical he was a known pick pocketer. He was keeping the company of the following dull students; Ata Ikeddeh, Late Dereck Akpabio , Udo Silastic who he has appointed the GM of the State Newspaper Corp. Uyo. Ara Ikeddeh is his point man now in the US. He flies into Uyo at least twice a month on state expenses.

At UNICAL, Godswill Akpabio lived off one innocent girl by name, Okwuchi Didor who he used to promise marriage because her parents were rich. The girl's parents were lectures in UNN, Nsukka.

Godswill Akpabio has been of QUESTIONABLE CHARACTER since his days in Unical.

I didn't expect this thief to

I didn't expect this thief to do less than what he is doing now. That thievery blood in Godswill Akpabio is coming to the open now. In the University of Calabar, you can't leave any cash in your room and go back to see. Godswill would use his ' magnet' fingers and fish out such cash from wherever one must have kept it.

At Unical he was a known pick pocketer. He was keeping the company of the following dull students; Ata Ikeddeh, Late Dereck Akpabio , Udo Silastic who he has appointed the GM of the State Newspaper Corp. Uyo. Ara Ikeddeh is his point man now in the US. He flies into Uyo at least twice a month on state expenses.

At UNICAL, Godswill Akpabio lived off one innocent girl by name, Okwuchi Didor who he used to promise marriage because her parents were rich. The girl's parents were lectures in UNN, Nsukka.

Godswill Akpabio has been of QUESTIONABLE CHARACTER since his days in Unical.

I didn't expect this thief to

I didn't expect this thief to do less than what he is doing now. That thievery blood in Godswill Akpabio is coming to the open now. In the University of Calabar, you can't leave any cash in your room and go back to see. Godswill would use his ' magnet' fingers and fish out such cash from wherever one must have kept it.

At Unical he was a known pick pocketer. He was keeping the company of the following dull students; Ata Ikeddeh, Late Dereck Akpabio , Udo Silastic who he has appointed the GM of the State Newspaper Corp. Uyo. Ara Ikeddeh is his point man now in the US. He flies into Uyo at least twice a month on state expenses.

At UNICAL, Godswill Akpabio lived off one innocent girl by name, Okwuchi Didor who he used to promise marriage because her parents were rich. The girl's parents were lectures in UNN, Nsukka.

Godswill Akpabio has been of QUESTIONABLE CHARACTER since his days in Unical.

Useless bushman trying to

Useless bushman trying to belong... Someone that was living from hand to mouth, now that he has seen awoof, he wants to bathe in it. Shame on you everyday! As you decided not to have pity on Akwaibomites, may God not have have pity on you!

Yeye man! Foolish person. Can

Yeye man! Foolish person. Can someone please tell this man, that a HEART ATTACK has no Bullet Proof...

Yeye man! Foolish person. Can

Yeye man! Foolish person. Can someone please tell this man, that a HEART ATTACK has no Bullet Proof...

Why does this mad man not

Why does this mad man not leave this podium, for people that truly care for this state? He is like a child in the candy store. Goes into the with N50, but wants to buy all the candies in the store. Useless man.

Who made this zombie

Who made this zombie governor? What does he really know about governance? Nothing. He is just bleeding this state dry.

ceo of nestoil bought that van for him to secure contracts

The van in question are 2 in number, this van was to secure contracts for dr ernest azudialu of nestoil.if u check more there is more to this,see how our money is going.people of nigeria be wise.DR ERNEST IS THE THIEF!!!!

DR ERNEST AZUDIALU OF NESTOIL BOUGHT THOSE VANS FOR HIM

IT WAS DR ERNEST AZUDIALU (CEO) OF NESTOIL THAT BOUGHT HIM THAT VAN.INFACT HE HAS TWO OF IT, ONE IN LAGOS AND AKWAIBOM.DR ERNEST AND AKPABIO ARE CLOSE PALS.

re: Akpabio

Tunde u have always been too insultive to people, and thought u know it the most. The guy only express his free opinion, why compare to animal. You claim knowing it all, but ur so aclaimed intelligence did not tell u that Akpabio woulding have spent such amount without the approval of the state assembly, then does that made him a theif? His spending cld be accounted-for and legally backed, while the other mention did not follow same partern. You are quick to always involve Jonathan on matters concerning state as if u are ignorance of governance. You expect the president to question the spending of democatic elected governor, while the state assembly is there. Then I wonder ur educational background.

Arrant Nonsense!!!

Hear SR...."The vans will join a remarkable fleet of top-of-the-line bulletproof luxury Sport Utility Vehicles (SUV) Akpabio already has in his official convoy, making the latest purchase superfluous and insensitive.."

What you left out is that you did not mention whether it is a green, blue, purple or white Elephant. Nonssense! All eyes on SS peoples. Is it the money of the poor SW or barren and vampire North that was used to buy the cars? The SS&SE is not part of Nigeria....That's where we are going. Get that straight. Pure & simple. IF u dont like my comments, reject my oil money and feeding allowance from the federation account and then drink chilled 'otapiapia'. Nonsense!!
Did Thief OBJ & Dimeji Bank-Ole not buy cars & build houses? Show us the pictures. Yeye fowls.

Good People, check out the

Good People, check out the interior of those vehicles. Man, they are in good taste. All decent people can agree with me that the Good Governor is making us appreciate the value of our money. He did not choose to siphon the money to Arabia, Ingila, Indochina, or Azania. History will prove that Governor Akpabio is one of the best Governors of his time. What did Abudulsalami Abubakar do with those currencies AlMustapha withdrew for him? Did he not dig a hole in the arid desert to bury our hard currencies? Who knows whether termites have not made worms meat out of our currencies hidden by the senseless Mohammedan? Oh! our oil money have gone to the dogs.

MONKEY DEY WORK BABOO DEY CHOP

When will APC end sponsoring all these pepper soup stories in the south south? Its OK when oiless leaders from the Fulani North crash planes that they use oil money from the SS top purchase-but seen as a sin when governors from the zone that has been feeding d 32 states of the federation purchase planes-none is able to raise his or her head when we have oil spills-but let the average Akwa Ibomite been seen wearing skin shoe-war stars--ACN should look fgor better things to think of than all little baby pan cake stories--we ask those who stole 55 trillion of our oil money since 1958 to be fished out--when they had their cocoa we were never allowed to partake in sharing it with them!

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