Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, on Wednesday said the on-going strikes and agitation in the country are caused by corruption.
The members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, led by Nnamdi Kanu, have been agitating for secession for almost two years.
Also resident doctors and university lecturers are on strike owing to the failure of the government to meet their demands of paying them their entitlements.
Magu, while speaking with some social media personalities in Abuja said corruption was the main cause of all the problems in the country.
He also said the war against corruption was succeeding because the government was committed to fighting it.
He also declared that nobody could stop the present effort to rid the country of corruption.
“We are almost there. We are succeeding. We have reached a level nobody can stop us. Nobody can stop us,” he said at the parley.
“Every evil thing happening in Nigeria is caused by corruption, agitation, whatever, the root is corruption.
“I am telling you the primary thing is political goodwill. If the leader is committed to fighting corruption, nothing can stop us.
“All these boys and girls crossing the Mediterranean to go to Europe is because of corruption.
“What we are saying is, let us do the right thing. We should insist the right thing should be done. We all have a duty to. We are all anointed by God to fight corruption.
”There are strikes here and there caused by corruption. If there is corruption in the EFCC expose it. If I am corrupt expose me. I can’t be corrupt and be fighting corruption.”
By Tony Nwanne