Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Nigeria fights corruption

Nigeria sacks 'corrupt' minister

Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has sacked Education Minister Fabian Osuji following an anti-corruption investigation.

Mr Obasanjo said Mr Osuji had bribed senior MPs a total of $400,000 (£212,000) to ease the passage of an inflated education budget.

Nigeria must not "wallow in corruption" if it wants debt relief, he added.
It was about time someone understood it. I am just woried that this must just be too little, compared to the actual state of corruption in Nigeria. Bu let's wait and see...

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