Why I sacked Farida Waziri as EFCC boss


A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has explained why he sacked Farida Waziri as the chairperson of the anti-graft outfit, EFCC.

Mr Jonathan also said he had no personal grudges against Mrs Waziri.

Mr Jonathan, in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Ikechukwu Eze, on Monday, said Mrs Waziri’s removal was in the interest of the nation and he is obliged to keep the details a “state secret.”

Mrs Waziri, who was chairperson for the EFCC between May 2008 and November 2011, in her yet to be launched book, ‘Farida Waziri: One Step Ahead’, said the former president Jonathan fired her for probing oil racketeers.

She also alleged that she was victimised for refusing to contribute money for Mr Jonathan’s election in 2011.

Former President Jonathan was vice president, later…



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