Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has declared the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most corrupt in the historical past of Nigeria, accusing the President of “treating corruption involving his men as family affair.”
He described the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu’s allegation of award of $25 billion contracts with out following due course of in opposition to the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC); Dr. Maikanti Baru, as messy and a humiliation to the nation.
According to an announcement issued by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Governor Fayose mentioned; “When miscreants write petitions to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against perceived opponents of President Buhari, EFCC will act immediately, but when known Nigerians, including members of Buhari’s government raise allegation of corruption against close allies of the President, the EFCC will look the other way.”
He mentioned; “As posited by APC Senator, Shehu Sani, we’re in a scenario the place fragrance is being sprayed on corruption when it impacts Buhari’s males whereas insecticide is being sprayed on corruption when it entails perceived political opponents of the President.
“When allegation of corruption is made in opposition to Buhari’s males, EFCC acts like pet canine, however when it is in opposition to these whose faces the President doesn’t like, the anti-graft company acts like lion. No nation can obtain greatness with such a partial management.”
Speaking additional, Governor Fayose mentioned; “While Nigerians are nonetheless asking questions as to what has occurred to the report of the committee that investigated the $43 million found in an residence at Osbourne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, allegation of $25 billion was made by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, and as ordinary, the allegation like others earlier than it, is being handled as family affairs.
“Before now, the Acting Chairman of EFCC, Ibrahim Magu was indicted of corruption by the Department of State Service (DSS) and all that was accomplished by President Buhari was to ask the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), to research the DSS report. Up until immediately, nothing has been heard about it and Magu, regardless of his rejection by the Senate, is nonetheless appearing as the EFCC chairman.
“Up until immediately, Nigerians are but to be instructed the proprietor of the Legico Shopping Plaza, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos inside which the EFCC claimed that it discovered N448.eight million money. Despite the presence of CCTV cameras, we’ve got not been instructed the identities of those that introduced the 5 sacks in which the EFCC claimed that it discovered N49 million money to the Kaduna Airport. As far as I’m involved, President Buhari is not combating any corruption. He is combating his political foes and God is not a God of double-standard. This Buhari’s government is a government of double-standard.”