African Bar president charges EFCC to probe petitions against Oshiomhole

Tue Jan 14th, 2020 - Lagos

President, African Bar Association (AfBA), Hannibal E. Uwaifo (left); Special Adviser, Media and Publicicity, AfBA, Osa Director and President, African Women Lawyers Association, Mrs. Mandy Asagba in Lagos media parlay.

The president of the African Bar Association (AfBA), Mr. Hannibal Uwaifo, has charged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and President Muhammadu Buhari to investigate the petitions against the Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Uwaifo stressed that the president must sanction the probe if indeed, he wants to prove that the anti-graft war is not selective as alleged by some Nigerians, adding that having such individual as the head of his party is a stain on him (Buhari). “Even though I can give a good mark to the government for the anti-corruption fight, there are so many areas, where they are failing. It is true that a lot of members of the ruling party have not been touched.

“The chairman of the ruling APC, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole has a mountain of petition against him. Has he been summoned by EFCC to answer to the petitions? Is it not a stain on Mr. President to be harbouring a man on whom a petition has been written against? Those who are accusing the president of being selective also have a point.




source: Guardian