A coalition of rights’ groups, including the Niger Delta Youth Congress, Initiative for Ethics and Value Orientation, Northern Youths Frontiers, National Movement for Democratic Change and 107 anti-corruption crusade groups, has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to as a matter of urgency order the arrest of former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister for Justice, Mr Abubarka Malami; former Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Saadiyya Umar Farouk and former Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika. Continue Full Reading>>>
They said the arrest of the four former ministers is to make them account for the trillions of naira of public funds stolen under their watch. The coalition also passed a vote of no confidence in the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and its leadership, alleging that the suspended Chairman of the commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, was put in the saddle by Malami to cover the serial financial misconduct perpetrated in the previous administration.
In a joint statement signed by the National Convener, Niger Delta Youth Congress, Israel Uwejeyan; National Convener, Movement for Democratic Change, God- frey Osolase; and National Convener, Initiative for Ethics and Value Orientation, Bello Idowu, on behalf of others, demanded that Bawa step down as the EFCC boss. Continue Full Reading>>>