Yahaya Bello: Chief Edwi, Buhari used to say If we do not kill corruption, corruption will kill us


Punch reports that Chief Edwin Clark, an eminent statesman, has praised EFCC Chairman Ola Olukoyede for his efforts in looking into cases of corruption, particularly those involving former Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

While rejecting claims that Olukoyede’s trial was a media trial, Clark commended Olukoyede’s audacity in taking the case to television. He emphasized the need of fighting corruption immediately, quoting former President Buhari’s stern warning that doing otherwise might have disastrous effects. Olukoyede is fighting corruption, and Clark urged Nigerians to back him.

Olukoyede’s perseverance in pursuing corruption cases against past governors, some of whom presently occupy key positions, was also praised by Clark. He called for a prompt investigation and trial of those accused since 2007.

Quoting Buhari, Clark emphasized the grave threat of corruption: “If we do not kill corruption, corruption will kill us.” This highlights the importance of decisive action in combating corruption for the nation’s welfare.

Clark’s support of Olukoyede’s initiatives is indicative of a larger demand for honesty and accountability in governance, emphasizing how important it is to preserve moral principles in public service.CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>

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