As the ongoing anti-corruption war in Nigeria seems to get even bloodier, a section of Nigerians are calling for former president Goodluck Jonathan to appear before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to account for the corrupt practices that took place during his tenure as regards Dasukigate and the alleged sharing of the $2.1billion meant to purchase arms and ammunition, among others.
If Jonathan obliges, his appearance in the anti-corruption courts would certainly mark a historic event as far as past and present presidents of Nigeria are concerned. And Jonathan’s history with democracy in Nigeria, especially his most recent show of sportsmanship when he willingly passed the baton to President Muhammadu Buhari, increases the chances of that happening, causing many Nigerians to worry that such an appearance could harm his image.
However, sportsman or exemplary democrat or no, many other Nigerians question if Jonathan and members of his administration should be ‘alone’ in the potential hall of shame.
Read more at NAIJ.COM