Church calls for collective war against corruption

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Benin City

New Apostolic Church Centre for Development (NCD) has called on well meaning Nigerians to join the ongoing crusade against corruption in the country.

The group made the call during a rally against corruption; to the Nigeria Union of Journists (NUJ), Edo State Council in Benin City on Monday.

Speaking on behalf of the NCD, Felix Ekhator decried the level of corruption in Nigeria and urge the government to use the recovered assets for the overall development of the nation.

Armed with various placards: ‘Return All Looted Assets’, ‘All Looters Must be brought to Justice’, ‘Say No to Corruption’, among others, the group noted that corruption had eaten deep into the fabrics of the society.

Responding, the Chairman of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Edo State Council, Sir Roland Osakue, commended the body for its effort aimed at curbing corruption in the country.

Osakue, who expressed concern over what corruption had done to the nation, said that the ugly situation must not be allowed to continue.

He appealed to youths, whom he said would lead the country tomorrow, to join the vanguard against corruption with a view to ensuring that the menace is stampedout of the country.

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