What next for Nigeria's corruption crusade?

1 Comment » May 28th, 2007 posted by // Categories: Favorite Articles

Umaru Yar’Adua steps into Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo’s shoes on Tuesday with a burden to prove to his critics that he is the man for the job and not the outgoing leader’s puppet as he is widely seen.

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One Response to “What next for Nigeria's corruption crusade?”

  1. Dominic says:

    Can Y’Adua fight corruption? Can a man who was rigged into office talk too much? Y’Adua is a man with a huge burden: he is very much like Maurice Iwu … compromised by his (s)election process, and eminently blackmailable. If Y’Adua is serious about fighting corruption, the first thing he must do is rework the electoral system. There is no reason why this cannot be accomplished within 2-3 months. After that he must submit himself to election and seek the mandate of the people. I see no reason why this should cannot be accomplished in 6 months.

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