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Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Vice President says How religious leaders, politicians stop him when he move to sack corrupt officials


Vice President says How religious leaders, politicians stop him when he move to sack corrupt officials

On Monday, The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo disclosed that religious leaders usually stop him from sacking corrupt public officials.
He made this statement at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit plenary on corruption and rule of law, in Abuja.


He said, “I would like to refer to the Nigerian elite, and it’s probably not fair to be that broad, but practically, every segment, because people who have access to you, they could be political leaders, religious leaders, business leaders, whoever has access to you.

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“We have a system where people just feel like, ‘why don’t you just give this guy a break?’ Which again is part of the problem. You don’t get one call, you get several calls.”


He stated that President Muhammadu Buhari government was doing so much to tackle corruption and systemic corruption.

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