‘You Are The Father Of Corruption In Africa’- Fayose Blasts Obasanjo| Do You Agree?

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has launched yet another verbal attack on former President Olusegun Obasanjo, describing him as the father of corruption in Africa.
Fayose warned Obasanjo to stop deceiving the world with his anti-corruption sermons.
Governor Fayose, was reacting to a recent comment attributed to Obasanjo when he said African leaders should ensure that treasury looters are exposed.
He also warned former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Mohammed Adoke to stop mentioning his name in the controversial $1.09 billion Malabu Oil deal.
He said the former President should rather explain to Nigerians the source of his stupendous wealth and stop parading himself as a saint.
In a statement issued on Thursday, by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, Governor Fayose said it smacked of the highest level of hypocrisy for Obasanjo to be preaching against corruption when he was currenting sitting on stolen wealth.
He said, “the former president is the father of corruption in Nigeria, who sits on stolen wealth. He lacks moral rights to accuse anyone of corruption and I challenge him to explain to Nigerians the source of his stupendous wealth.”
Fayose noted that the former President must come out clean on his roles in the controversial $1.09 billion Malabu Oil deal, instead of warning former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice Mohammed Adoke to stop mentioning his name in the deal.
“It is on record that the out-of-court settlement on the controversial Malabu Oil Block was initiated in 2006 during Obasanjo’s administration”, he said.
Governor Fayose, who maintained that Obasanjo’s accusing anyone of corruption was like “Oyenusi accusing Shina Rambo of armed robbery”, added that “We saw how Obasanjo was when he became president and the magnitude of both direct and indirect investments that he has now.
“Can he in all honesty tell Nigerians that he acquired his wealth through legitimate means?”
Describing Obasanjo as the fathers of corruption in the present day Nigeria, he said: “Even the National Assembly affirmed him (Obasanjo) as the grandfather of corruption in Nigeria and it is on record that it was this same Obasanjo, who is always claiming holier than thou that introduced politics of ghana-must-go bags to the National Assembly.
“Has Obasanjo forgotten how many billions of naira was deployed to lobby National Assembly members to support his third term agenda?”

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