Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Finance Minister
Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has hit back at human rights advocate, Femi Falana, labelling him an “integrity challenged charlatan”.
Falana had in a letter dragged Okonjo-Iweala and former National Security Advsier, Sambo Dasuki, to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over their involvement in the $2.1billion arms deal.
But in her response through Paul C Nwabuikwu, her media adviser she did not only try to state her involvement in the matter, she also had words for Falana.
Read her full response below:
A RESPONSE TO FEMI FALANA, AN INTEGRITY-CHALLENGED CHARLATAN (ICC)
The malicious attempt by Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana to mix Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala up in issues that have nothing to do with her in his letter to the International Criminal Court (ICC) is a desperate joke by an ‘integrity challenged charlatan’ (ICC).
This misadventure shows that the so-called learned lawyer does not have any idea of what the mandate of the ICC is about.
He has resorted to this action because his previous efforts to tarnish her name – through his discredited NGO, SERAP and petitions to the EFCC – failed because they were lacking in credibility.
This latest effort to try to attach her name falsely confirms that Femi Falana is nothing but a tool of corrupt elements whose interests were hurt by the work Dr. Okonjo-Iweala did in fighting corruption while she was in office.
These elements have now made a habit of making false allegations against Dr Okonjo-Iweala whenever she receives any national or international recognition for her work. The pattern is clear and Nigerians should be alert to it. But Dr Okonjo-Iweala will not be intimidated from going on with her life and performing her duties. She will not give in to cowardly and unmanly bullying.
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Source:: PM Newspaper