Corrupt Elites Won’t See Difference In Fight Against Corruption – Sagay
The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Itse Sagay says there is a positive difference in the war against corruption.
The Chairman said only corrupt elites see no positive difference in President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war.
Sagay said this during his visit to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja on Wednesday
According to NAN’s reports, Buhari established PACAC in 2015 as part of his strategy to combat graft.
Speaking on Wednesday, Sagay said, “When Nigerians pretend by asking what difference has his government brought in the fight against corruption, it amazes me.”
“For me, it is a sign of bad faith being expressed by the elites who were the beneficiaries of corruption.
“So, they are undergoing the pains of having to earn their living rather than simply collecting unearned money, easy money that used to go round the country.
“These are people who were building edifices without a sign of employment of any sort.”
Sagay commended EFCC effort to fight corruption, adding that the agency has surpassed other agencies in the fight.
He cited the recent arrest of the former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke who was arrested in the United Arab Emirates.
He said it was part of EFCC’s latest achievements.
EFCC Is Committed To Fighting Corruption.
Responding, the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu assured that the commission was committed to fighting corruption.
Magu said, “this is the mandate given to us by the president.
“We want to thank Sagay and his team for coming over because I see this visit as an oversight one.
“There is no money that can force Sagay and his team to come and pass commendation on the commission. We are proud of this gesture and we will keep taking what we are doing seriously.
“Anytime there is anything wrong, Sagay will call and shout at me by asking me to do the needful and I take correction quickly.
“And when he noticed we take correction, he will call and acknowledged, ” he said.