Continued from (Part 1)
More scandalous is the yearly upgrade of “NASRDA Ground Segment” in Abuja, a budget sub-head that has now become a code for syphoning public funds.
the 2017 budget, the sum of N500 million was appropriated for upgrading the
ground segment. It is supposed to be a yearly upgrade of the advanced
computation laboratory for satellite control and image download. It also covers
training of staff, insurance of equipment and satellite/equipment valuation.
The agency claimed only N241.4 million of…