Corruption Thrives Whenever We Keep Quiet – Magu

By Oladipupo Mojeed

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu has linked the socio-economic problems plaguing the country to long years of the unbroken chain of corruption.

He said that corruption has eroded many benefits Nigerians were supposed to be enjoying from the nation’s natural resources.

“Corruption thrives whenever we keep quiet but today, we must begin to speak with one voice. We call on you to be change agents to make Nigeria a better place to live in.”

In his opening address, Magu lauded the wife of Lagos state governor, Abimbola Ambode, adding that women have the power to change the destiny of our nation.

“I must say that we have taken the right step by inviting women to build the foundation for a sustainable national development.”

Also speaking, the guest speaker at the event and renowned human rights lawyer, Ayo Obe urged women to set the pace for the desired level of morality in the country by teaching their children pride.

“We need to teach our children pride; in whatever they have and whatever they don’t have.”

Among notable figures that graced the event are Wives of Oyo, Ogun and Ekiti State Governors, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, Mrs Funso Amosun and Mrs Feyisetan Fayose; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule; former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire; Oba of Lagos, HRM Oba Rilwan Akiolu; Wife of General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Mrs Folu Adeboye; President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Chief Nike Akande; Wife of Ooni of Ife, Olori Wuraola Adewusi; Senior Special Assistant to the President on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri Erewa; Iyaloja General of Lagos, Chief Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, among others.

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