Buhari’s anti-graft ‘noise’ effective, Keyamo tells Kukah

Buhari’s anti-graft ‘noise’ effective, Keyamo tells Kukah

Yvonne Williams

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has criticised the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, for faulting President Muhammdu Buhari’s approach to fighting corruption.

Kukah, in an interview with the Punch last week, had said, “Buhari can and should learn from ex-President (Olusegun) Obasanjo who got back so much of the loots after he came in without any noise. I recall him saying that even pastors helped to bring back loots from repentant parishioners.

“I believe the President, using the intelligence resources available, should consider surprise as the most vital tool in this fight. My worry has not been about not probing as some of my critics falsely think. I have been saying ‘think, plan and execute.’ If you make so much noise, vital evidence, data and files will be destroyed by collaborators in the civil service or the relevant offices.”

But Keyamo flayed the cleric’s argument, saying Buhari should be commended, as long as his efforts were successful in ensuring accountability.

“Whether it is publicly or quietly, the end product is to recover the loot. Who told Kukah that noise does not achieve results? Let us wait till the end of the day and see whether it will achieve results or not,” Keyamo said.

The lawyer further flayed the Peoples Democratic Party and apologists of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration for Buhari’s anti-Jonathan probe.

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