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I didn't collect N6.2 billion from President Buhari to implement RUGA programme in South-East — Nnia Nwodo

President-General, of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Nnia Nwodo has said he did not collected N6.2 billion from President Muhammadu Buhari to implement the Federal Government’s RUGA programme in the South-East. He stated this in a press release signed and issued to journalists by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Emeka Attamah, on Friday. According to Nwodo, he was neither a traditional ruler nor governor in the South-East, as such, he had no land in his custody to offer for RUGA. The statement reads, “Our attention has been drawn to an insidious social media story making the rounds that the President General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, and a Distinguished Senator and former Deputy Senate President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Ike Ekweremadu, collected a whopping 6.2 billion naira from President Buhari out of 22.2 billion Naira budgeted to plant RUGA in the country. “The story which was purported to have emanated from a faceless t