Oshiomhole 'I'll expose corruption in govt. when I leave office,' Governor says

On the 'change' mantra of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, Oshiomhole explained that change is a collective effort.

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Edo state Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, has said that he joined politics to understand the antics of politicians.

Speaking in Abuja on Wednesday, August 10, at a programme organised by the Kukah centre, with the theme ‘From activism to political power: the challenges of democratic governance in Nigeria,’ the outgoing governor said he would expose what he has learnt when he leaves office.

He said: “I joined the ruling class, having been temporarily associated with them, for the purpose of studying them to know and expose the hidden things they use to manipulate and control societies.

“I will be able to say, you know, I know how what you did that time, how much you consumed."

On the 'change' mantra of the Muhammadu Buhari-led  administration, Oshiomhole explained that change is a collective effort.

“No one of us can change society through individual actions, because the order you seek to change is of ignorance but you need to appeal to it,” he said.

“Those gaining from the order cannot be sermonised but by engagement you may probably defeat them.

“As soon as I leave here (office), I will expose it in what I would describe… not as hearsay; I am an insider.

“In those days when the Nigerian Police used to be efficient, an officer would go in with criminals and pretend to be an armed robber so that he can hear the conversation and confession in the cell and then come out as a witness to prosecute criminals in that cell.

“I will be able to say, you know, I know how what you did that time, how much you consumed.”

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Also present at the forum was a former governor of Cross Rivers State, Donald Duke, who also described politicians as "jobbers and padders".

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