(Etcetera. Photo: Filed)
The APC is now being haunted by the saying, ‘When you point one finger, there are three fingers pointing back at you.. If it knew, it wouldn’t have accused Goodluck Jonathan of running a very corrupt government. Most times, we forget to listen to the voice of reason that says, ‘Look in the mirror, brother. You might just be talking about yourself.’ It is now clear that the APC focused on the speck in Jonathan’s eye and ignored the log in their own eyes.’ Who would have thought that just few weeks into a new regime in Lagos State, Fashola would be engulfed with the following accusations – Drilling of just two bore holes with N139m, remodelling and equipping of the official residence of the state’s Chief Judge at N510m, reconstructing of a car park with N640m, spending N300m to relocate cables, N175m to replace the railings of a pedestrian bridge, N220m on the facility management of the Lagos State University College of Medicine, N619m on surface repair of a road, N1.2bn on the construction of an unidentified multi-storey building, N1.6bn on the construction of a 48-bedroom hotel.
These things don’t seem like what a person as intelligent as the former governor would do; especially for those of us who regard him as one of the very few bright spots of our democracy. In fact, I am still of the belief that in the annals of corrupt governors in Nigeria, his place remains to be seen. But the question here is, can the Lagos State government come out with such weighty accusations without having evidence to back them up?
It was in the papers that ‘some in the former governor’s circle’ are worried he might face charges. If that happens and if he is found guilty and if it results …Read More
Source:: The NET