Please find the Perm-Sec – Dr. Aboki Zawa – who worked with me in both Ministries of Minerals and Education respectively and ask him that question. I did not buy any car for my use at both ministries. What for? I simply asked the Perm-Sec to repair any vehicle that was left behind by my predecessors for my use,” she explained.

The expensive purchase by NASS has drawn the ire of many Nigerians who are currently battling several economic hardships, including an all-time high inflation.

On Monday, the National Bureau of Statistics disclosed that Nigeria’s inflation rate has climbed to 26.72 per cent, marking a 0.92 per cent increase from the previous month’s 25.80 per cent