Labour proposes amputation for corrupt public office holders


The leadership of the organised labour and their civil society allies, have proposed that corrupt public office holders should face amputation in order to reduce corruption.

The proposal was made on Thursday by President of NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba in Abuja during a protest for good governance.

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In his address to his fellow protesters, Comrade Wabba, who lamented that the ordinary Nigerians are facing hard times, blamed high spate of corruption among the political elite for the poor state of the economy.

He said, “We must not allow a situation where few, because of their interest will hold the system to ransom.

“…Why should somebody steal one billion naira and walk the street free. We are demanding that they should be named and shamed. We are also demanding that one of their hand be cut off so that when we see them, we will know that they are people that has stolen our money.

“…Few people connive to transfer this money into their personal account…Governors are collecting more than maximum wage. They were given bailout fund which they diverted; they were given Paris Club refund which they also diverted and yet we have pensioners not been paid for about 77 months. Is that an attribute of good governance?”


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