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Amaechi Urge Religious Leaders To Champion The Fight Against Corruption



Also in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Governor and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, condemned Sanusi’s suspension, saying Jonathan took the action because he felt that nobody would challenge him.

The governor spoke during a Sunday service and reception for the assistant resident ministers by the Christ Church in the city.

Amaechi urged religious leaders to always hold government accountable and champion the fight against corruption.

He said, “You can imagine how President Jonathan announced the sudden removal (suspension) of the CBN governor. He does not have such powers. He knows that nothing will happen and that was why he took that action.

“So, I think the preachers should begin to preach what we call the liberation theology. You (church leaders) are supposed to have more responsibilities to hold government accountable.


“The issue of the missing $49.8bn from the Federation Account is still there. If you convert that money to naira, you will get N8tn and that money can solve the problem of this country for the next few years.

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