‘I Fought Corruption Without Making Noise’ ~ Jonathan Attacks Buhari


The Immediate past Nigerian president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has taken a slight dig at the way the new administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is fighting corruption.

Former President Goodluck Jonathan 

Goodluck Jonathan said his administration fought corruption without making noise about it. He said this while speaking at the Oxford Union of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom on Monday.

“Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship” was the theme the former spoke on.

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Responding to inquiries by some of the students regarding his administration’s fight against corruption, Mr. Jonathan said he would not like to “interfere with the legal processes” because “several matters are pending in court”.

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Mr. Jonathan however said he did enough to reform anti-corruption agencies to enable them function effectively.

“We reformed the institutions and introduced various mechanisms to stop the corruption problems in our country without publicity,” he said.

The former president also called on contemporary African leaders to see youth entrepreneurship as a collective project transcending national boundaries.


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