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Ex-Minister Okonjo-Iweala: Why I leaked N17 billion budget ‘padding’

Former Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy during the regime of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Sunday explained the reason she decided to leak N17 billion budget “padding” by the National Assembly in 2015, adding that it was the “price to pay” for the passage of the budget and not bribe as reported by the media.

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