2019: Keyamo reveals what Buhari’ll do to corrupt politicians defecting to APC

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Festus Keyamo SAN, has declared that the
defections of corrupt politicians from other political parties into
the the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, will not shield them
from prosecution.

According to Keyamo, under President Muhammadu Buhari's
administration, every corrupt politician would be prosecuted.

Keyamo, who is also the spokesman for President Muhammadu Buhari
Campaign Organisation, made this declaration in Port Harcourt, on
Wednesday, during a symposium entitled "Corruption: An issue in
Nigeria's Development crisis".

Keyamo said that some politicians who erroneously thought that
defecting from other parties into the ruling APC could shield them
from prosecution had been disappointed because they still faced the

He cited the examples of former Governor Joshua Dariye of Plateau
State and others who were jailed.

"Unlike during the previous administration when there were calls from
the presidency on EFCC chairmen to hands off investigation of party
loyalists, President Buhari does not do that. Once you have a case of
corrupt, no matter how close you are to the President he never
interfered," he said.

The senior advocate, who has been a prosecution lawyer for the
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, also revealed that the
recoveries of the loots from corrupt Nigerians were part of the monies
used in funding the 2018 federal budget.

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