Buhari’s Anti-corruption War Lacks Potency, Political Will, Says FENRAD 


Emmanuel Ugwu-Nwogo in Umuahia

After over seven years of fighting corruption, the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed to make appeciable impact in cleaning up the rot in the Nigerian system, a pro-democracy and environmental advocacy group has said.

The Foundation for Environmental Rights Advocacy and Development (FENRAD) said that the anti-corruption war was not making the expected impact due to absence of potency and political will.

The group came up with this verdict following its survey of the nation’s anti-corruption trajectory since 1999 with special focus on the last seven years which the Buhari government said it has been fighting corruption.

In a statement issued by the executive director of FENRAD, Mr. Nelson Nnanna Nwafor, to mark this year’s Anti-corruption Day (IACD), which was read by Benedict Anaebo at a press conference in Umuahia weekend, the group said that Nigeria still has a long way to go in winning the anti-graft…

Source: Thisday Newspaper