Anti-graft War: Buhari Vows to Jail Corrupt APC Members


President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to allegations that his ruling All Progressives Congress protects corrupt politicians as soon as they be part of the get together.
The president mentioned he wouldn’t spare anybody if there have been proof proving wrongdoing.
Allegations of lopsided corruption struggle have dogged the administration, with critics saying the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has centered on opposition politicians and lets them off the hook as soon as they develop into APC members.
The get together denies the declare, pointing to the conviction of two former governors — Joshua Dariye or Plateau and Jolly Nyame of Taraba — who joined the APC whereas dealing with corruption trial.
In an interview with ThisDay newspaper and Arise Television, President Buhari mentioned he had not directed anti-graft businesses to not go after corrupt politicians who joined the ruling get together.
Pressed on the instance of former Akwa Ibom governor, Godswill Akpabio, whom some accuse of quitting his former get together, PDP, to flee prosecution, the president mentioned such claims have been unfair to him.
The EFCC alleged a N108.1 billion fraud case in opposition to Mr Akpabio, a former Senate minority chief. The former influential member of the PDP was arrested at the least twice by the EFCC.
However, in August 2018, he resigned his place because the senate minority chief and formally defected to the APC.
Although there was no point out of the EFCC when he gave his causes for becoming a member of the APC, there have been speculations as to why he left the PDP – distinguished amongst which is the truth that he’s avoiding prosecution by the anti-graft businesses.
Nothing has been heard of any case in opposition to him since.
When requested about Mr Akpabio, the president mentioned he doesn’t spare anybody discovered responsible of corruption.
“It may be very unfair allegation in opposition to my integrity… I don’t spare anyone except I don’t have the info. I don’t assume Akpabio — no matter he did when he moved to the APC — I mentioned he needs to be left alone,” he mentioned.
“I can’t keep in mind asking the EFCC, ICPC, the police or anyone to spare any corrupt particular person or incompetent particular person. I haven’t executed it and I problem you to show any,” he mentioned.

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