Published On: Wed, Sep 13th, 2017

Expose me if I’m corrupt, Magu dares media

Ibrahim Magu

Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ‎Ibrahim Magu, has dared the media to expose him if he is corrupt.

Magu who threw the challenge claimed that civil actions such as agitations and strikes are caused by corruption.

He spoke at a parley with social media personalities in Abuja on Wednesday,

He said corruption was Nigeria’s fundamental problem.

He also insisted that the war against corruption was succeeding, because the government was committed to fighting it.

“We are almost there. We are succeeding. We have reached a level nobody can stop us. Nobody can stop us,” he said at the parley.

“Every evil thing happening in Nigeria is caused by corruption, agitation, whatever, the root is corruption.

“I am telling you the primary thing is political goodwill. If the leader is committed to fighting corruption, nothing can stop us.

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“All these boys and girls crossing the Mediterranean to go to Europe is because of corruption‎.

“What we are saying is, let us do the right thing.‎ We should insist the right thing should be done. We all have a duty to. We are all anointed by God to fight corruption.

“There are strikes here and there caused by corruption. If there is corruption in the EFCC, expose it. If I am corrupt, expose me. I can’t be corrupt and be fighting corruption.”

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