When the existence of the security votes is taken along with the abysmal security situation across the country, the irony is not lost on observers.
Most states will double down in order to protect their legal turf.
In the inevitable clash of interests, ordinary Nigerians will profit little.
When @AsoRock finally has no choice but to pass the price increases to Nigerians in one go, the impact will be swift and heavy.
These factors and more have forced @cenbank to act in order to minimise exchange rate fluctuations.
The overall outlook is not pretty.