Saturday, 8 August 2015

Former Lagos Gov. Fashola Spent $400,000 To Build A Personalised Website




News report that former governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola shelled N78.3million of Lagos tax-payers money on his personal website, has stirred a huge buzz on twitter.
In tweets and retweets, commentators have been expressing derision and disgust that the former governor could have approved such a questionable expenditure under his watch.

The consensus is that the cost was grossly exaggerated and over-inflated.
A WordPress website, like http://tundefashola. com/http: //tundefashola.com /should not cost more than N3million, according to expert opinions.
The story was broken by BudgIT, quoting a budget report on the website of the Lagos State Public Procurement Agency.
The contract was awarded in 2014 to “Info Access Plus Limited”. A Google search by TheNEWS did not turn anything out about the company. (SAHARA REPORTERS)

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