President Buhari Orders Investigation Of Top Government Officials
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered an investigation on top government officials who have been accused of being currupt.
In a short statement by Mr. Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, indicated the president’s directive.
“The attention of the presidency has been drawn to a number of reports in the media, in which various accusations of corruption have been levelled against some top officials in the administration,” Mr. Shehu said in the Sunday statement.
“In that regard, President Buhari has instructed the Attorney General of the Federation to investigate the involvement of any top government officials accused of any wrong-doing. If any of them are liable they will not escape prosecution.”
Although the statement did not mention any specific officials, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the Acting Chairman of the anti-graft EFCC have both been accused of corrupt practices.