Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Occasion (PDP) within the 2019 election, Peter Obi has blamed the church for the excessive degree of corruption witnessed within the nation.
Peter Obi who known as for a discount within the variety of tollgates throughout the nation as he spoke on the theme: “The Church and Good Governance” on the All Soul Church im Lekki on Wednesday December 4, acknowledged that government should change its procurement processes to make sure money moved on to establishments they’re meant for.
The former Governor of Anambra State additionally alleged that the church is aiding corruption by blessing poor people who all of the sudden make money in government. In line with him, the church should be aware of being the conscience of the world.
“By blessing poor people who all of the sudden make money in government and are available to church for thanksgiving reasonably than calling police for them, the church is not showing proper example.
“As governor of Anambra, I lowered the price of governance by eliminating many pointless issues our people make a part of government akin to lengthy convoys, sustaining a number of company homes, travelling with retinue of aides, amongst others.
“By the time you know it, I had excess money to meet our obligations including clearing arrears of pension to the tune of about N35 billion and saving over N75 billion for the state as at the day I left office,” Obi added.