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Okonjo-Iweala Speaks About Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War

Okonjo-Iweala

Nigerian economist best known for her two terms as Finance Minister, , has aired her views on President ’s anti- war.

Speaking at the Africa CEO forum holding in Cote d’Ivoire the former Minister of finance said, ”We have to fight in two ways; one is by punishing those who steal, and making sure they pay for what they do. But we also must plug all the holes by building institutions and systems that prevent in the first place.

”If you have a financial system for running your financial accounts that is not computerized, that is not technologically based, you’re still transferring cash, as we were doing in my country up until 2003, 2004, then you’re opening up the place to a lot of people leaking” she said.

 

 

 

 

Source: Nigerian Bulletin

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