Buhari Will Prosecute Goodluck Jonathan If He Is Proven Corrupt - Presidency

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at 10:26 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)

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In Nigeria’s ongoing war against corruption, President Muhammadu Buhari will not spare anyone who has a case to answer, and his predecessor, Goodluck Jonathan, would face
justice if guilty, presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, has said.



Mr. Adesina told PREMIUM TIMES on Thursday, when he visited the newspaper’s office in Abuja, that Mr. Buhari has “no accord” to shield any corrupt person from prosecution.
“There is no accord,” he said, “if the corruption fight needs to get there (making Mr. Jonathan face justice), it will get there.”
Several top officials who served under Mr. Jonathan, as well as his political associates in the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party, are currently being tried, or investigated by the Economic and Financial crimes Commission, for corruption.
A major case involves a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, accused of diverting $2.1 billion arms money, and sharing same to politicians and cronies of the former president.
According to investigators, Mr. Dasuki said he was authorized by Mr. Jonathan to release the money for the nation’s security programmes, and for the 2015 presidential campaign.
The spokesperson for the PDP, Olisa Metuh, also said he received payment from Mr. Dasuki after carrying out some assignments for the former president.
Those claims have raised questions regarding whether Mr. Jonathan, whom Mr. Buhari assured during transfer of power in 2015, that he had nothing to fear, would face prosecution should it be proven he has a case to answer.
Mr. Buhari has also been accused of bias against the PDP.
That allegations gained traction last week after his associate and party member, Jafaru Isa, was released by the EFCC despite facing what appeared a similar allegation as that against Mr. Metuh, the PDP spokesperson.
But Mr. Adesina denied the allegations against the president.
“There is no accord that if corruption is proven, it will not be tried,” he said of the former president. “With this president, nobody will be protected. And I underscore it, if it needs to get anywhere, it will get there.”
He emphasized that there was no agreement prior to the March 2015 presidential election that Mr. Jonathan would not be made to face trial if corruption allegations were proven against him.
Mr. Adesina denied Mr. Buhari’s involvement in the release of Mr. Isa after the APC member reportedly returned N100 million out of N170 million he was accused of unlawfully receiving from Mr. Dasuki.
“If the President had wanted to protect him, he would not have been arrested in the first place”, Mr. Adesina said.
He said investigations into other sectors, such as banking, and petroleum, would soon start.

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DJSNIPPER at 10:49 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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This old man is a big fool. Tell Buhari to try IBB, Atiku, Abdulsalam, Abacha. Northerners are the big thieves we have in Nigeria. They are enjoying their stolen Niger Delta oil freely without any challenge. Tell Buhari to try your brother OBJ, Tinubu, Fashola and other Yoruba leaders who are thief. Very soon Nigeria will go down. Foolish old man
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kp45 at 10:52 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Ok
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DAMILARE100 at 10:55 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Simply say FG will prosecute, whymentioning Buhari as if he's the judge?
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freethinker at 10:56 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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FEMI, YOU ARE A BIG DISGRACE, ANYWAY ARE YOU NOT A YORUBA MAN?, BETRAYERS, SABOTEURS, UNSTABLE PEOPLE
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koboko1 at 11:03 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Anybody that took our money should go to prison after the money has been recovered but my question still remains... From where did APC got the money they used in financing their party to win election? Because is obvious that PDP took our $2.1billion to finance their own party. The APC government can fool gullible Nigerians and those who believes APC party to be full of saints as for me PDP or APC they are all criminals.
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Ennyolalekan at 11:06 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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watch out
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ficull at 11:27 PM, 21/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: SNIPPER SNIPPER on 10:49 PM, 21/01/2016
This old man is a big fool. Tell Buhari to try IBB, Atiku, Abdulsalam, Abacha. Northerners are the big thieves we have in Nigeria. They are enjoying their stolen Niger Delta oil freely without any challenge. Tell Buhari to try your brother OBJ, Tinubu, Fashola and other Yoruba leaders who are thief. Very soon Nigeria will go down. Foolish old man

GEJ had his chance to probe the 'Northern thieves' (as you called it) and all the others, but what d phuck did he do??? NOTHING.!!! Instead, he presided got himself entangled in large scale monumental lootings.
And here we are defending him. For what??? If he is culpable, he should be made to answer for his disservice to Nigeria and her people. Same goes to all would-be indicted persons.
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crocatum at 12:08 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Well, poverty is over 70% of the populance, unemployment is over 60 %, there is currently no future for this country, and all the politicians ar busy looting everything, even some youth think it is okay to steal.  Oil is no more, where is the prove against Jonathan, against  all politicians, whether Apc or Pdp, it all corruption. We are not ready to change, may be until we lose everything.
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bright1love at 03:48 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Emmanuel Okoye on 11:27 PM, 21/01/2016
GEJ had his chance to probe the 'Northern thieves' (as you called it) and all the others, but what d phuck did he do??? NOTHING.!!! Instead, he presided got himself entangled in large scale monumental lootings.
And here we are defending him. For what??? If he is culpable, he should be made to answer for his disservice to Nigeria and her people. Same goes to all would-be indicted persons.
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YOU ARE A FOOL AND SUPPORTER OF CORRUPTION...YOU ARE A BIG MORON THAT THINKS FROM HIS ANUS..SO MEANING THAT THE PAST GOVERNMENT SHOULD ESCAPE JUSTICE SINCE GEJ DID NOT PROBE THEM YOU ARE A FULANI MORON AND YOU PEOPLE PLANS WONT WORK BECAUSE WE WILL SURELY GET BIAFRA..DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH IBB LOOTED DURING GOLF WAR..DO YOU KNOW HOW ABDUSALAM LOOTED AFTER ABACHA DIED EVEN YOUR PRSENT USELESS PRESIDENT DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH HE DEPOSITED IN UK..WHEN  ABDUSALAM  WAS INVITED TO OPUTA PANEL HE REFUSED TO GO AND ANY ATTEMPT TO ARREST HIM YOUR ALIMAJERI BROTHERS WILL START KILLING PEOPLE. BOTH BUHARI AND THE REST APC ARE CORRUPT
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odegbalegu at 05:20 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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why is it that decamped PDP members are not mentioned? former APC governors are not questioned? a trial on GEJ might not be celebrated in the end. be careful.
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Nyakinic at 06:37 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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This is a clear indication that APC is a fluke if after a year you are still  blaming d previous government then what are goona do?
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bebmigared at 08:03 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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GEJ the Old Fu
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ficull at 08:10 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Bright on 03:48 AM, 22/01/2016
Quote from: Emmanuel Okoye on 11:27 PM, 21/01/2016
GEJ had his chance to probe the 'Northern thieves' (as you called it) and all the others, but what d phuck did he do??? NOTHING.!!! Instead, he presided got himself entangled in large scale monumental lootings.
And here we are defending him. For what??? If he is culpable, he should be made to answer for his disservice to Nigeria and her people. Same goes to all would-be indicted persons.
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YOU ARE A FOOL AND SUPPORTER OF CORRUPTION...YOU ARE A BIG MORON THAT THINKS FROM HIS ANUS..SO MEANING THAT THE PAST GOVERNMENT SHOULD ESCAPE JUSTICE SINCE GEJ DID NOT PROBE THEM YOU ARE A FULANI MORON AND YOU PEOPLE PLANS WONT WORK BECAUSE WE WILL SURELY GET BIAFRA..DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH IBB LOOTED DURING GOLF WAR..DO YOU KNOW HOW ABDUSALAM LOOTED AFTER ABACHA DIED EVEN YOUR PRSENT USELESS PRESIDENT DO YOU KNOW HOW MUCH HE DEPOSITED IN UK..WHEN  ABDUSALAM  WAS INVITED TO OPUTA PANEL HE REFUSED TO GO AND ANY ATTEMPT TO ARREST HIM YOUR ALIMAJERI BROTHERS WILL START KILLING PEOPLE. BOTH BUHARI AND THE REST APC ARE CORRUPT

I can see how a nuisance you are  to yourself and the society. Never being objective rather condescend and resort to emptiness and with gross lack of   provable insinuations.
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akinmanchy at 08:12 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Before nko? Prosecute any phuking bargar. Their fada yansh!!

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Haso112 at 08:56 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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@ficull Nice response to that empty head... OBJECTIVITY is same thing I always preach here... And it's evident that it's people who lack COMMON SENSE that don't understand this.. I don't understand why people can be blinded so much that they don't even use their brains to REASON. Once they see BUHARI'S name in an article, then they start to display their ignorance, attacking people who know how to use their brains, they believe you either an APC supporter or BUHARI  fanatic simply because you state the facts. ''KNOWLEDGE IS POWER'' put sentiments aside and REASON...! DUMB ONES...!
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gogoman at 11:01 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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make he do am asap!! i want GEJ in jail
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Fazob at 11:24 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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He that have no sin let him cast the first stone
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Oworen25 at 11:35 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: SNIPPER SNIPPER on 10:49 PM, 21/01/2016
This old man is a big fool. Tell Buhari to try IBB, Atiku, Abdulsalam, Abacha. Northerners are the big thieves we have in Nigeria. They are enjoying their stolen Niger Delta oil freely without any challenge. Tell Buhari to try your brother OBJ, Tinubu, Fashola and other Yoruba leaders who are thief. Very soon Nigeria will go down. Foolish old man

I support yours for this one, you think that he is not afraid of all those people you are mentioning? We all know that.
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bright1love at 11:54 AM, 22/01/2016 (3 years ago)
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Quote from: Emmanuel Okoye on 08:10 AM, 22/01/2016
I can see how a nuisance you are  to yourself and the society. Never being objective rather condescend and resort to emptiness and with gross lack of   provable insinuations.

YOU ARE MONKEY FROM THE ZOO
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