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National Confab Adjourns For An Hour Over Revenue Formula Controversy

July 10, 2014


The National Conference has again adjourned its plenary sitting for one hour to enable the consensus group   fine tune and streamline the perceived gray area of the group which is generating controversy at the National Confab.                          

The Deputy Chairman of the confab, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi announced that the Raymond Dokpesi led group should go and put final touches to the report of the group following an observation made by a member of the committee, Bashir Dalhatu, who told the conference that the report submitted yesterday which generated tension was not signed by all members of the group.                        

The Conference adjourned at exactly 10.15am and will resume by 11.15am Nigerian. The chamber of the conference remains tense as member wait to resume discussions about the derivation formula applicable to areas that contribute huge resources to the Nigerian state.