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Ethiopian government officials ‘arrested for corruption’

The Ethiopian authorities have arrested 34 senior officials, businesspeople and “middlemen” on suspicion of corruption, government-affiliated Fana Broadcasting Corporate reports.

It adds that the suspects came from the ministry of finance, the Ethiopian Sugar Corporation and the road authorities, among others.

Turkish news agency Anadolu adds that investors and brokers were among those arrested for alleged embezzlement of public funds.

It quotes Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia’s communication minister, as saying more arrests could be made in the next few days.

 

Source: BBC

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  • chiibyejindu

    IF IT WAS IN NIGERIA SUPPORTERS OF THIEVES WILL START SHOUTING,’RELEASE THEM, IS IT BECAUSE THEY ARE PDP, GO & ARREST APC ALSO.’ AND YOU THINK THEY ARE DONE ONLY FOR THEM TO TURN EQUIVOCAL AND LASH OUT ON BUHARI WITH THE FOLLOWING RHETORIC, ‘NA ONLY DEM DE STEAL? NA B/C DEM BE YORUBA MAN, IGBO MAN?’
    AFTER A WHILE THE SAME FELLOWS WHO CHARGE YOU TO LEAVE THIEVES OF BILLION DOLLARS TO PART WITH THE LOOT COMES BEGGARLY TO YOU,’PLEASE I HAVE NOT BEEN PAID SALARY AND MY SON IS DRIVEN FROM SCHOOL B/C OF SCHOOL FEES.’ YOU ASK HIM,’AREN’T YOU AWARE THE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS YOU ASKED THE ECONOMIC WARRIORS & LOOTERS TO PART WITH WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR SALARY NOT PAID?
    NIGERIANS LEARN FROM ETHIOPIANS, RWANDANS, BENIN REPUBLIC, & BUHARI/OSINBAJO CHANCE TO THEIR BIT AND GIVE CHANCE TO OTHERS TO CONTINUE WHERE THEY STOPPED.
    NIGERIANS, LIFE WILL BE BETTER FOR US IF ONLY WE BE SINCERE TO OURSELVES!!!