Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Osinbajo Explodes In Anger, Shocks APC Leaders

Osinbajo Explodes In Anger, Shocks APC Leaders heaped the blame of corruption on the civil service

sinbajo heaped the blame of corruption on the civil service, as opposed to Buhari who often blamed the PDP.

It was shocking, as the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, tactically called his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari, a liar, by exonerating the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of massive corruption.

Recall, that Buhari had over the years blamed the PDP for massive corruption, and for being responsible for the economic recession confronting the nation.

However, Osinbajo heaped the blame of corruption on the civil service, as opposed to Buhari who often blamed the PDP.
Osinbajo, who made these remarks at an inaugural quarterly civil service lecture series, with the theme: “Civil Service in a Change Environment: The Change is Now”, blamed the civil service for being massively corrupt.
He stated, that despite the modest gains recorded by the Nigerian civil service, it has remained at its lowest ebb, owing to corrupt tendencies which have permeated the system. 

He said the system which had firmly stood against injustices and high-handedness that characterized the military era, when leadership was mainly by promulgation of decrees, suddenly came crashing when civil servants began to see their functions as means to achieving personal aggrandizement, rather than the common good of the Nigerian state.
“It was the Judiciary that told the military then, that while it may make laws, those laws should still respect the inalienable rights of the people as enshrined in International Human Rights Conventions, to which the country had voluntarily acceded.
“These were individuals without guns, just sitting down on platforms up there in the court who insisted on holding the military responsible.
“Despite the criticisms that civil servants are subjected to, sure that you know that sometimes civil servants are described as ‘evil servants’, but you must take heart. The best profession are usually the most criticized, but I must say that the wholesome privilege of public service is very easily abused or taken for granted.