Anti-Corruption: Melaye takes protests to London, New York
THE Executive Secretary of Anti-Corruption Network and former member of House of Representatives, Otunba Dino Melaye has taken the fight against corruption in the country to the international communities alleging that the present government in the country was tackling corruption with kids glove.
Already Melaye has embarked on international mobilization protest against the alleged lukewarm attitude of the Federal Government in the fight against corruption as he has gone out of the country seeking the support of Nigerians in the Diaspora to participate in the protest by his Anti-Corruption Network on the streets of London in United Kingdom and New York in the United States.
The erstwhile member of House of Representatives in a statement he issues from New York Tuesday made available to newsmen in Abuja expressed worry that some Ministers who had been indicted by six different reports but still serving in the present government have no business being in the cabinet and should be sacked.
He said, 'Corruption in Nigeria is endemic, systemic and becoming contagious. If we want to rescue our country, we should stand up without fear or Favour, the fear of consequences and fight corruption headlong because we don't have any other country we call our own apart from Nigeria. We must do everything to rescue this country from the hands of these economic cankerworms and financial scavengers.
'So in essence, I was in London last week and now in New York. What we are doing is global networking to host an anti-corruption protest here in New York. We have served the government of America a letter to get their permission to organize a massive protest that will internationalize the corruption in Nigeria and also help in fighting corruption.
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