.. Mobilises 100,000 state volunteers to gear up for the new task of NO ESCAPE ROUTH FOR THE LO0TERS
By Lola Seriki-Idahosa, Kaduna… Tracereporters –Hamza Abidin, Executive Director of The Corruption Trackers Initiative (TCTI) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to Prioritise War against corruption.
Addressing a press conference in Kaduna today at its secretariat, the Executive Director called on the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to
be so decisive and ruthless on the issue of corruption if he want to succeed,
He said that the President must not allow anybody irrespective of political affiliation, tribe or religion escape punishment if found culpable in any corruption case.
According to the organisation, the essence of the briefing is to
inform the public on their activities, finding and positions on various
Ministries, Departrments, Agencies and Parastatals in Nigeria base on
– available man power, resources and expertise.
“it has been a very difficult
task but we are happy that our activities will seriously assist constituted authority in bringing public fund looters to book. we were able to Tracked over 17 Government Agencies and Parastatals in the area of corruption, accountability, value for money, prudence and transparency some of this organisation were able to prove a good record of accountability, transparency and good governance, while some stinks in corruption and bad leadership.
Some agencies, ministries and parastatals engage in last minute
recruitments, procurement, contract awarding, auctioning etc. some of
them never follow due process and most of the activities are enmeshed
in large scale corruption, secrecy and lack decorum for good governance.
Some politically expose person are already in high level arrangement to
leave the country so as to escape been investigated and possible
“Some corrupt public official are already forming groups, which they
intend to use in blackmailing some of the constituted authorities like
EFCC, ICPC etc. to forestall any investigation about their stewardship.
We shall be submitting our findings and report to constituted authority
for further investigation and possible prosecution.
We are calling on the President His excellency Bola Ahmed Tinubu to
be so decisive and ruthless on the issue of corruption if he want to
succeed, the President must not allow anybody irrespective of political
affiliation, tribe or religion escape punishment if found culpable in any
“The President should re-energies the anti-corruption agencies and there
affiliate to do their work effectively.
We call on former Governor Bello Matewalle of Zamfara State to make
public is evidence of allegation of extortion against the EFCC Chairman
or be ready to meet us in Court. Nobody should be above the law, but
blackmail and propaganda should not be tolerated.
However, “The Corruption Trackers have commence the mobilization of at least one hundred thousand (100,000) state volunteers to gear up for the new task
of NO ESCAPE ROUTH FOR THE LO0TERS, they are expected to
monitored and report activities of suspected corrupt public officials and
prepare public protest where necessary”.