Falana urges Tinubu to lead anti-corruption war


Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has called on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the charge against corruption.

Falana made this call in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital at a lecture to mark the 60th anniversary of the call to bar of the founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Aare Afe Babalola (SAN).

The Senior lawyer expressed concern about the rising tide of corruption, saying it requires stemming it in order to improve the country’s lot.

“Corruption has taken a dangerous dimension, the president should lead the anti-corruption crusade so that this country can take its rightful place in the comity of nations,” he said.

On ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo’s part at the forum, he remarked that the salaries of National Assembly members are out of order and humongous saying, “By the Nigerian Constitution, the Revenue Mobilisation and Fiscal Commission are supposed to fix the salaries and emoluments of the members of the National Assembly, but they set the constitution aside and decided to fix their salaries.”

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