President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday again admitted that corruption was currently pervading the nation’s system.
He however said the reports of the menace were being exaggerated.
Jonathan spoke at the presidential power reform transactions signing ceremony held at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, barely three days after the United States government indicted the Federal Government of massive and widespread corruption.
According to the US Department of State’s report, government officials and agencies frequently engaged in corrupt practices with impunity.
This was contained in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labour Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2012, which was released on Friday. Read more