Friday, August 26, 2011

CNPP ask EFCC to arrest OBJ over corrupt sales of public enterprises

Sun News
26 August 2011

Akwa Ibom State chapter of Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has asked President Goodluck Jonathan to give EFCC and ICPC free hand to arrest the former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo for questioning over the sale on Nitel and the Aluminium Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON).

The group also asked both Obasanjo and General Ibrahim Babangida to apologise to the nation for their recent show of shame, especially, if they have suddenly realised that they robbed the nation of her developmental privileges, adding that their display “of dirty linen in the public is provocative and unwholesome.”

CNPP, in a communiqué at the end of their stakeholders and leadership meeting, which was made available to Daily Sun yesterday, also charged President Jonathan to sign a pack with the United States army to combat the Boko Haram sect to ensure lasting peace in the nation even as they asked the president to “bluntly refuse negotiating with these faceless elements whose aims and motives are not known.”

The CNPP, which comprises all the political parties except the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, commended the Chairman of the National Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega ...

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