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Saraki labels NNPC corruption engine room

24 July 2015, 18:02

Abuja - Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation as the engine room of corruption, Punch reports.

He, therefore, challenged the leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress to assist the Federal Government to fight corruption by encouraging their members in the oil and gas sector to expose those behind subsidy scam in the country.

Saraki who stated this while addressing the leadership of the NLC led by its President, Ayuba Wabba, in his office, asked the oil and gas workers to reveal the identities of subsidy thieves and watch whether they would be protected or not.

Also read: Groups want probe findings into NNPC made public

Saraki noted that President Muhammadu Buhari had made it clear that his administration would fight corruption to its logical end, stressing that the Senate had on its part started the process by engaging the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission.

Read more at Punch

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