Yakubu Dogara Says Buhari Is Not The Only Nigerians Who Has “Not Bowed His Knees To The God Of Corruption”
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has declared openly that Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari is not the only citizen in the country that is incorrupt.
NIGERIA NEWS notes that Dogara said there are many Nigerians with same integrity with the president.
The Speaker made this comment on Tuesday, May 15 while speaking at the at the commissioning of the new corporate headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.
Dogara said a million of corrupt-free Nigerians are spread across the globe.
The Speaker commended the president for winning a global stand for his hard stance against corruption.
“The fact that we have seated here, before us a President whose global acclaim has been corrupt free, I can tell you that he is not alone in Nigeria.”
“There are millions of Nigerians that we come across day by day that are corrupt-free,” Dogara said.
“There is a representation of history, a prophet cried to God and said there was only one man that has not bowed his knees to Baal, but God replied to that prophet, saying that he has reserved several others in that city who have not bowed their knees to Baal.
There are millions of Nigerians that have not bowed their knees to the god of corruption and that fact must be emphasized,” the Speaker added.
The lawmaker also emphasized that the construction of the EFCC headquarters is a demonstration of the federal government’s commitment to the fight against corruption in Nigeria.
He urged the federal government to begin to place emphasis on staff and officials of the commission whose trust and sacrifice are critical to the entire anti-corruption war.
“Mr. President, we have the responsibility to insulate the officers and men of this agency from temptation and that means we have to better their condition of service,” Dogara said.
Meanwhile, in a previous report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that Buhari beckons on Nigerians to have faith in his government.