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Minister of finance Kemi Adeosun debunks rumors that President Buhari might divert capital budget into 2019 elections

Kemi Adeosun, has some responses over the wide spreading rumors that our President Muhammadu Buhari might squander the capital budget of 8.6 trillion Naira on the forthcoming 2019 elections.

The minister of finance stated via her Facebook page that the Federal Government’s 2018 capital budget of N8.6 trillion will be strictly used for infrastructural projects across the country, particularly the completion of ongoing projects.

According to a statement issued on Sunday by her Media Adviser, Yinka Akintunde, the minister gave the indication while responding to an enquiry by a member of the National Defence College Course 26 on the use of the capital budget.

Adeosun, who represented Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at a lecture delivered to the NDC Course 26 participants, maintained that the present administration would not engage in the diversion of the capital project funds for the elections.

“The administration remains committed to infrastructure spending at the high level and the completion of major ongoing projects,” she said.

End the rumors, our capital budget is safe.