Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo says corruption threatening Buhari’s entire government.
The Vice President made the declaration, in an address delivered at the 7th Founders Day and 4th convocation Ceremony of Afe Babalola University of Ado Ekiti(ABUAD) on Friday.
He said the Federal Government would employ a new strategy to fight the dangerous dimension that corruption appears to be assuming in the country.
According to him, higher institutions, such as ABUAD are great places to be used, in a national re-orientation programme being contemplated to fight corruption.
He said none of the arms of government is immune from the scourge of corruption.
However, the Vice President noted that the Buhari administration is ready to fightt it, right from the school level.
Prof Osinbajo said:
“All institutions of government are under the threat of corruption.
“You will please recall that President Muhammadu Buhari, had himself warned on several occassions that if we don’t fight corruption, corruption will fight us.
“We are thinking of using national re-orientation to fight corruption and other societal menace.
“And to my mind, Afe Babalola University appears as one of the great places to start with.”
Corruption Threatening Buhari’s Entire Government – VP
The Vice President thanked Aare Babalola and others who helped in intervening in the funding and management of education in the country.
He said the nation would forever remain grateful to them.
Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose who was also at the occasion described the Afe Babalola University as a miracle.
He mentioned that the institution does not only impart knowledge and offer employment to the jobless, but stands out as the largest employer and highest tax payer in Ekiti state.
Founder of the university, Prof Aare Babalola said he established the institution to set new standards in education and help return its lost glory.
Prof Babalola announced a donation of N90m to outstanding students that excelled in their various courses of studies.
Each of the outstanding students will receive between N1m and N200,000.