Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, says the World Bank will not grant loan to any state if Kaduna is not included.
Kaduna is among the states which applied for loan from World Bank but while the senate approved the facility for others, it rejected the $350 million request of Kaduna based on opposition from the three senators representing the state.
But speaking while declaring open the 2018 law week of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Barnawa branch, Kaduna, el-Rufai wondered why the upper legislative chamber blocked his state when it “met all the conditions” for the loan.
Represented by Barnabas Bala Bantex, his deputy, the governor alleged that the refusal of the senate to approve the loan request had a political undertone.
The governor said the World Bank is faced with a […]
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