Festus Keyamo, the spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council, Festus Keyamo has promised to personally pursue the alleged corruption labelled against the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar to a logical conclusion.
VANTAGE NEWS reported that Michael Achimugu, a former aide to Atiku during his time as the vice president, released a series of audio recordings in which he claimed that Atiku had set up some phony organizations to divert public funds.
Responding to questions while featuring as a guest on Channels Television, Keyamo said he cares less pursuing the case will cost him his job as the spokesperson of the APC presidential campaign council.
Keyamo dared the PDP to take the alleged drug case against Tinubu to court, insisting that the PDP had abandoned their threats because they found nothing.
Keyamo who is the current minister of State for Labour sad he has taken the corruption case against Atiku personally.
Recall that Keyamo already petitioned the nation’s anti-graft agencies, calling for the prosecution of Atiku over the alleged corruption case.
Keyamo said, “In the case when they challenged my principal, when they brought up dirty documents from the US, remember, I said they should come out with their full chests and go to court. Up till today, they ran away.
“I’m going to court. And so, if they wish this away, it will not go away. I’m doing this under three capacities — first of all, I’m a member of the inner bar who has sworn to defend and uphold our laws. Secondly, I’m an ordinary concerned Nigerian who has the right to bring perpetrators of crime to book. Thirdly, before I was appointed minister, I was an active prosecutor for the EFCC for more than 15 years.
“So, I have the duty to help them to follow up on whistleblowers.
“I am proceeding to court. If Asiwaju says I’m diverting from his campaign, ‘don’t campaign for me again’, I’ll say please take your campaign because this is national interest. I have taken it personally.”
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