Call CBN Governor Lamido Sanusi To Order Now!-Femi Falana

Femi Falana
By Femi Falana

Last month, the Central Bank governor, Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi granted a provocative interview to the influential financial times. In the said interview Mallam Sanusi blamed  the emergence of the  Boko Haram terrorist sect on the  the 13% derivation allocated  to the oil producing states from the federation account. The publication of the  ill advised interview coincided with the increasing wave of the murderous attacks  of the nihilist organization on innocent people in many parts of the country.

Since the CBN governor was not called to order for the reckless and diversionary interview by the federal government  Mallam Sanusi has been reported to have  engaged in the extra-budgetary  donation of N100 million to the victims of the Boko Haram menace in kano city on behalf of the central bank of nigeria. The illegal donation should not go unchallenged at a time that several nigerians are saying "To Thy Tents O Israel" due to their  unwarranted displacement in some states of the federation.

Government officials who have no concrete solutions to the problems confronting the masses of our people should stop resorting to  base religious and ethnic sentiments to further divide them. During the recent general strike and public protests Mallam Sanusi predicted that the nigerian  economy would collapse if fuel subsidy was not completely removed.

But as the  popular uprising could not be stopped  he began to sing a different tune by campaigning for a compromise in the circumstance. At the same time, Mr. Atedo Peterside, another member of the presidential economic team insisted that states like Yobe, Jigawa and Kebbi were being shortchanged to the tune of billions of naira by Lagosians!

But the revelations in the house of representatives committee on fuel subsidy have since exposed the monumental fraud committed by the nnpc and the cartel of fuel importers who were being shielded by the local economic team of imperialism. Did the federal ministry of finance not say the nation spent N1.3 trillion in 2011? Did the CBN not claim it was N1.7 trillion? 

But  the committee members   agreed with me that  the figure was over N2 trillion? In some other clime, these voodoo economists would have resigned from public office for misleading the government in such arrogant and negligent manner. But here they have been allowed by the government to engage in impera et divide tactics in defending the anti-peoples' economic policies imposed on the country by the world bank and the international monetary fund.

Since the central bank did not make  any donation to the victims and the dependents of the hundreds of innocent people who had been  murdered in cold blood in Borno, Yobe, Bauchi, Niger, Kaduna, Adamawa, and  Plateau states by the dreaded sect, Mallam Sanusi should be sanctioned for the  diversion of public funds through the illegal donation.  

However, we maintain that the federal government has a legal duty to compensate the victims of civil disturbances arising from the crisis of underdevelopment that is associated with a neo-colonial capilalist society which has been embraced by the Goodluck Jonathan Administration. With respect to compensation for victims of terrorist attacks the federal government should restrain Mallam Sanusi and other government officials from usurping the statutory functions of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) for dubious political objectives.

 

 

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TUNDE BAKARE/ EL-RUFAI, PLEASE WAT DO U THINK?

ME I NO SAY NIGERIA GO GO DOWN, HOW COUNTRY GO DEY MAKE MONEY AND THE PEOPLE NOR SEE THE MONEY.

NEGOTIATION IS THE ONLY WAY

"...How many souls have boko haram taken? Boko Haram is a terrorist group, arewa listen. What arewa also intended is that the USA would have rather negotiated with Al-Qaida, and not by fighting the terrorist group in IRAQ, Afghanistan. When smb wages war against you, you negotiate with him..."

BRITAIN NEGOTIATED WITH THE IRA, SPAIN WITH ETA,SOUTH AFRICA WITH THE ANC, COLONIAL BRITAIN WITH KENYAN MAO MAO, TUTSIS WITH HUTUS IN RWANDA, NIGERIA WITH THE ND MILITANTS. THE AMERICANS HAVE ALREADY REACH AN UNDERSTANDING WITH THE TALIBAN AND THE TALIBAN HAVE OPENED AN OFFICE IN QATAR FOR NEGOTIATIONS. SEE THE FOX NEWS ARTICLE

US Taliban talks

IF THE MISTAKE OF OTHERS IS AVAILABLE FOR US TO LEARN FROM WE WILL BE FOOLISH TO INSIST ON LEARNING FROM OUR OWN MISTAKES. THERE IS NO NEED TO REINVENT THE WHEEL.

Sanusi God Blessed u

Bravo,Bravo,Bravo!Sanusi u had done a gud Job.

what else isn't possible in this banana republic?

Where is Jonathan in all of this? Why has he chosen to remain silent and dumbfounded (on purpose) when his authority, as the president, is being circumvented by Boko Haram supporters-in-disguise like Lamido Sanusi? Why can't the president let the Nigerian people know where his central bank governor got the money to donate to his state, when such monies weren't made available in the budget? No doubt, Nigeria's problem is that of bad leadership, but what concerns me is that come next president election, some befuddle Nigerians will vote for and elect another "Jonathan", and the nation will continue to drift as a consequence. To say that Nigeria is a very failed state is an understatement! Clearly, summing that Jonathan's incompetent government is severely disgracing, is to be modest.

Mr falana should understand

Mr falana should understand that he lack the nationalism in him to accursed Mr sanusi of tribalism or regionalism. Every Nigerian knew that the curent revenue sharing formular is biased & undemocratic & was design by the military. So it does not reflect or address the main issues on ground.

ALL MUSLIMS ARE THE SAME

where is that yeye senator joseph waku?sanusi is a bokoharam himself, so wat do expect from him

Tell mallam sanusi that boko

Tell mallam sanusi that boko haram has come to stay but in the north.But let him donate to the victims of every state other than his home state alone. Who told me that Nigeria is one,the union is faulty.

Mr falana should understand

Mr falana should understand that he lack the nationalism in him to accursed Mr sanusi of tribalism or regionalism. Every Nigerian knew that the curent revenue sharing formular is biased & undemocratic & was design by the military. So it does not reflect or address the main issues on ground.

where is elrufai??????????????????

Thank you mr Falana, I have been waiting to see the response of elrufai and tunde bakare to the illegal donation made by the Bokoharam CBN governor.if it were GEJ,all heavens would have been let loose by now.Banana Republic. Can Ben Bernanke give out US Federal Reserve Bank funds to any organisation as he deem fit? No!
Cos this same CBN moslem fanatic & rogue, used the cost
of gas in developed countries to justify subsidy removal.
Folks, watch out, El-rufai will NEVER say anything about his
brother's action. If it were to be Jonathan, he will be the
first to use offensive words. I'm not surprise though, that
this country is simply a Somalia, in the making. Rather, I feel for those that stil think we are one
cos of man's GREED , IGNORANCE & EXTREMESIM, while the
nation is been destroyed.

SANUSI IS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF A "TIMID" PRESIDENT JONATHAN

It is so clear that Lamido Sanusi shows little or no respect for the President,he has on many occassions made public representations which embarrassed the President and our President is hell bent on appeasing the northern oligachy at any cost.The timidity of the President in not putting any form of restraint on this man who considers himself untourchable because of the family he comes from is a source of sorrow for all those who voted for him.To blame the boko-haram terrorism on marginalization is such a stupid talk,who marginalized the north,after more than forthy years of political power in Nigeria by mostly dictatorial regimes with absolute powers.Will the President query the 100 million naira donation?No,he will be too afraid to do so,when Madalla was bombed he failed to donate a kobo,for obvious reasons,Sanusi does understand the inferiority complex,lack of confidence and presidential swagger exibited by our Jonathan and is making the best of it.

AREWA consult forum and Sanusi Lamido S. are a disappointment

For AREWA consult forum, as did Sanusi Lamido claimed the boko haram killing of thousands of innocent citizens was as a result of marginalization. Killing church Christians was also a result of marginalization? How many times have northerners ruled this country? Besides, what have the killing of Christians to do with marginalization. The books said western education is evil, and sharia law in all northern states must be implemented. So, where did arewa stand? Arewa suggested that FG negotiate with the group. They would have come out to say we support the bokos, and in fact, we're the sponsors. Arewa even equated Boko Haram with MEND. If MEND gets hold of a foreigner, later you can still get that man back alive. Does boko haram operate likewise?

AREWA consult forum and Sanusi Lamido S. are a disappointment

How many souls have boko haram taken? Boko Haram is a terrorist group, arewa listen. What arewa also intended is that the USA would have rather negotiated with Al-Qaida, and not by fighting the terrorist group in IRAQ, Afghanistan. When smb wages war against you, you negotiate with him, because killing over 100-200 several times is good? Arewa must be faced squarely. Useless, you SR, these are issues you don't show on your site. But anytin that concerns abusing GEJ, u come to the forefront. What a mess! Call on AREWA to show on SR TV, let’s see who wins the debate. If they aren’t learned enough, we shall teach them what's all about all they know and their stand.

AREWA consult forum and Sanusi Lamido S. are a disappointment

For AREWA consult forum, as did Sanusi Lamido claimed the boko haram killing of thousands of innocent citizens was as a result of marginalization. Killing church Christians was also a result of marginalization? How many times have northerners ruled this country? Besides, what have the killing of Christians to do with marginalization. The books said western education is evil, and sharia law in all northern states must be implemented. So, where did arewa stand? Arewa suggested that FG negotiate with the group. They would have come out to say we support the bokos, and in fact, we're the sponsors. Arewa even equated Boko Haram with MEND. If MEND gets hold of a foreigner, later you can still get that man back alive. Does boko haram operate likewise?

Unguided Utterances

I can't imagine how some people some people reason and talk in such a sensitive situation. Sanusi and his likes shoould be caution indeed. Surely one thing is sure. God is no respecter of anyone and He is much more and knows all than any one. And His judgement is at hand which all the guilts will be judge accordingly. God Bless Nigeria!

AREWA consult forum and Sanusi Lamido S. are a disappointment

How many souls have boko haram taken? Boko Haram is a terrorist group, arewa listen. What arewa also intended is that the USA would have rather negotiated with Al-Qaida, and not by fighting the terrorist group in IRAQ, Afghanistan. When smb wages war against you, you negotiate with him, because killing over 100-200 several times is good? Arewa must be faced squarely. Useless, you SR, these are issues you don't show on your site. But anytin that concerns abusing GEJ, u come to the forefront. What a mess! Call on AREWA to show on SR TV, let’s see who wins the debate. If they aren’t learned enough, we shall teach them what's all about all they know and their stand.

Femi the law pls go to court

Femi falana a boombboom outside the court vomitting notting sentiments, you watch you have client all ovet nation, Lagos is only your abott and not the income earner thread witth care. Many will read this................

Philanthropy is commendable,

Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Federal Govt owes any Nigerian who has been a victim of any crisis due to its inability to provide the neccesary security for him some form of compensation for any calamity that befalls him.

More should emulate

Never respect men merely for

Never respect men merely for their riches, but rather for their philanthropy; we do not value the sun for its height, but for its use.
Gamaliel Bailey

Nice one Sunusi Lamido Sunusi

FUEL SUBSIDY

Govt officials who can not understand simple Arithmetic. There is a significance in value between N1.3tr and N1.7tr . Which of these figures are to be believed?

So to do Good is bad kuma

So to do Good is bad kuma. Abeg make I hear word.

His intensions were good even if the gesture is directed to his home state.

Over 200 lives as claimed by Govt were lost. What Mr Falana should call for is rather a similar gesture to other victims of such calamities where Govt has been incapable of providing security for them.

Nigerians are local Government unto themselves subsidizing Govt inefficincies providing security for themselves, water for them selves, health care etc.

More grease to your elbow mallam.

Even if he was moved by pure nepotism or what ever. I think what we need is for other agencies, NEPA, philantropist to emulate

Gbosa for you MALLAM

Gov, Sanusi of KANO

The man is a politician at heart. He does have political ambition but he should not use our funds to further his ambition.where was he when other states where bombed? He has shown that he is first a Kano prince then a northerner and then a nigerian. He wants states than do not have anything and contribute little to the nation's economy to get the same money as those whose backyard is being destroyed by oil exploration. Let he advocate an agric revolution for his brothers..AND STOP TACITLY DEFENDING TERRORISM.