CORRUPTION & INSECURITY:SALVADOR CHARGES BUHARI TO GO EXTRA MILES

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Former Lawmaker and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress,APC in Lagos State, Hon.Moshood Adegoke Salvador has charged President Muhammad Buhari to go extra miles to tackle corruption and insecurity bedeviling the country.

Hon. Salvador a member of the House of Representatives (2013-2017), gave the charge on Saturday in Abeokuta at a public lecture and Patrons’ Luncheon, organised by the Federated Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ogun State Chapter.

L-R:Barr.Yinka Oguntimehin,repsenting ,Aare Gani Adams, Chairman,Ogun NUJ, Comr.Soji Amosu, Hon.Moshood Salvador and Amb. Ibrahim Kazaure.

The programme was themed: “2023: Whither Nigeria?”.

He said there was the need for corruption and insecurity to be eradicated in the country, appealing to President Muhammadu Buhari to do more in the fight against corruption and insecurity that have become an hydra- headed monsters in Nigeria.

On corruption, Salvador noted that the Judiciary, regarded as the last hope of the common man, was also not exempted from the wind of corruption, saying that Judiciary is making their system too expensive for the common man.

“It is almost impossible for a rich man to go to jail no matter the crime committed, the poor and the young ones are languishing in jail due to their inability to pay bail bond.

During his investiture as a patron of the chapel Salvador, who also is the guest speaker at the ceremony noted that President Buhari was determined to fight menances , but could not do it alone.

He added that the president needed people with his kind of determination to succeed in such a fight.

He also added that issues of corruption needed to be taking with every seriousness, saying that the National Assembly also has a role to play.

He, however, called on the lawmakers to create laws and probably capital punishment for corruption, adding that there should be no bail for any corruption charges.

On his part, Ambassador Ibrahim Kazaure a two time minister and also a senator cautioned that Nigeria may not attain the laudable visions of past heros of the nation in the face of discrimination , tribalism, insecurity and other menances affecting Nigeria.

Kazaure also preached unity and tolerance in order to tackle insecurity challenges confronting the nation.

“wherever we are, we are Nigerians. Let us call ourselves Nigerians”.

He described Hon. Salvador as a true Nigerian to the core and also urged everyone to learn and follow the good way and manner the guest speaker is taking the matter of the country.

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