Corruption is categorized as a form of dishonest or unethical conduct by a person entrusted with a position of authority, often to acquire personal benefit. It may also include many activities including bribery and embezzlement of public funds, through a canker-worm that has eaten deep into Nigerian economic when an office-holder or other governmental employee acts in an official capacity for personal gain.
All Nigerians observed with disdain few days ago how Andrew Yakubu, the former NNPC boss during Jonathan’s era flanked by Diezani, who swore before the senate that there was nothing like missing $20b. Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebere Jonathan, also confirmed that America will know if such money go missing; and Harvard trained former Minister of Finance said we should invite forensic auditors because it is impossible for such huge amount of money to go missing. Dasuki also said: “The President Jonathan asked me to change N10 Billion to foreign currency for PDP delegates and get $11 Million from the Central Bank of Nigeria”.
Nigerians have received a lot of backlash for campaigning for Buhari but no regrets as he is committed to kill corruption before it kills Nigeria. If one person can keep $9.8m at N500 to One Dollar (N4.9 Billion) in his safe at home, God knows how much GEJ, Diezani and cohorts have in their various septic tanks.
Everyone will wonder why exchange rate is high and why we are in recession? But the depth of the answers should not be unsearchable. Without mincing words, the real enemies of Nigeria are self centered leaders; and not president Buhari. However, Buhari claimed to have good intentions, which is one of the reasons electorates voted for him.
Andrew Yakubu is a Northerner, from Kaduna, arrested by a Northerner (Mr. Magu) who works for a President Buhari, from the Northern part of Nigeria. It is very obvious that Nigeria needs sanitation of corrupt leaders and Nigerians as the lingering problem did not start today.