Jibrin Okutepa, SAN, a well-known human rights advocate and lawyer in Nigeria, has remarked that politicians who were elected by using bribes have little regard for the people and frequently believe that everyone has a price.
Mr. Okutepa continued by saying that a community cannot advance for any reason if only thieves are supported and rewarded. The loyalty and moral support of honest citizens cannot be attained in a society where the promotion of citizens is solely determined by the influence of godfathers and godmothers…… CONTINUE READING
In a tweet he posted on Friday morning, Mr. Okutepa made this disclosure and stated unequivocally that these are the reasons why those with corrupt dispositions in Nigeria view honesty and integrity as anomalous assets.
Furthermore, he exhorted Nigerians to take all reasonable steps to ensure that they are truthful in all aspects of their lives. Here is the complete tweet.
Few Nigerian elites, including Mr. Jibrin Okutepa, have spoken directly to individuals in positions of authority to implore them to act morally in order to advance the nation. He doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon. Nigeria will unquestionably improve if Nigerian politicians start paying attention to Mr. Okutepa.