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All Government Structures in Nigeria are Corrupt, They Need to Be Probed- Tony Uranta

The ongoing probe in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC appears to have further exposed several underground deeds in various government agencies of Nigeria.

NDDC, for instance which was meant to cater for the development of oil producing community in Nigeria has been enmeshed in controversy bothering on financial recklessness and corrupt tendencies of it's top officials.

In the last few days, the media has been awash with series of negative vibes coming from the commission that have left many in doubt on the possible hope of winning the battle against corruption that is being embarked on by the current administration.

Speaking on the trend during a Live television programme on Friday titled: Kakaaki, a regular morning show on AIT, the Niger Delta activist, Tony Unranta disclosed that all government structures in Nigeria are corrupt.

Uranta who lamented the degree of graft in the government agency posited that it will take an external forensic auditor before the truth about the fraud that has been perpetrated in the commission can be fully exposed.

He noted that if the presidency does not quickly rise to the occasion and show a level of seriousness in unravelling the mystery, the matter would end up like others in that category.

He vehemently condemned the house arrest of the former Managing Director of the commision, Joy Nunieh and commended the quick intervention of Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike in rescuing her.

"What would have happened to that woman if the governor had not come on time to rescue her? If you remember, she was supposed to be in the national assembly to appear before a panel set up by the House of Representatives to probe the ongoing allegations in the agency.

"For such an attempt to have been made on her by the security operatives without a warrant of arrest will tell you a lot about what is actually going on in this country. You should know that it was an attempt by some powerful individuals to cover up their tracks.

"Don't be surprised that by the time she finally appears in the panel, the number of high profile government officials that will be implicated by her confession and that is the reason why they will do everything to prevent her from appearing before the committee." He explained.

The activist who insisted that no government structure in Nigeria is free of corruption said the country still has a long way to go in dealing with the hydra headed monster called corruption.

Joy Nunieh has been fighting dirty with the minister of Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio with various allegations and counter allegations on the mismanagement of fund in the commission.

Many are however calling on the removal of minister by president Muhammadu Buhari in order to allow full investigation into the allegation.

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