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Emmah Isong Bishop gets U.S. anti-corruption war appointment

A Nigerian Bishop, Emmah Isong, has landed a spot on the U.S. anti-corruption committee in Nigeria.

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A Nigerian Bishop, Emmah Isong has been appointed by the United States Government as a member of its anti-corruption crusade.

According to a report by Daily Trust, Isong's appointment is as a result of the U.S government's efforts to give support to the federal government of Nigeria in the ongoing fight against corruption.

Speaking on his appointment, Isong said his job would be to draw up modalities and advise the US government on ways to complement President Muhammadu Buhari's efforts against corruption.

In his words: "I decided to wade into the fight against corruption because it has become endemic in my country, Africa and the world over. If we do not hit hard, it may destroy the next generation. So our intention is to protect posterity by fighting corruption. Corruption has no religion, colour, age and tribe. However, we must not use it as a political vendetta. The purpose of the fight should be to enhance economic development."

Bishop Emmah Isong is the South-South vice chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).

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