Abuja - The escalating problem of corruption in Nigeria can be blamed on the lack of political will to prevent it, according to a former chairman of the EFCC.
Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), spoke at a lecture at the University of Lagos when he stated that only a corrupt-free president will be able to lead the fight against corruption, PM News reports.
He also blamed interference with law enforcement agencies and loopholes in justice administration for the lack of progress.
According to Ribadu, corruption in Nigeria has reached monumental levels due to a lack of proper punishment for criminals found guilty of the offense.
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