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Corruption: The Greatest Challenge!

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Aswe all know, common sense will surely dictate that corruption is pervasive inNigerian society, and exist at particularly every level of society.

Itâ'sneither permanent nor temporary. To date, it has become a proven fact that corruptionremains constant, even in our homes. Radiating amid individuals within andoutside sectors; both public and private.

Giantof Africa; Nigeria, endowed with synthetic agent of negative change ‘corruption’.Thus, making it a concentrate through the application of their abilities andwith the aid of their mother tongue.

Corruption;spreading like flu, germinating like seed. Who might have planted thisunwholesome seed? Sprouting problems beyond individuals comprehension,resultant effect; unemployment; resulting to robbery and prostitution,deteriorated educational system; thus leading to dilution of students’ skills,malpractices and cultism, paralyzed infrastructural development; throwing usinto the lagoon of dilemma, political pollution; resulting to bomb blasting,abduction, Aso rock decomposition, election manipulation and bribery, crimewave; diversifying Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to OperationPlant Corruption, and what have you.

Today, faith towardseradicating corruption is becoming faint, even in the midst of brethren in thelord.

Itis a commonplace to assert that corruption in Nigeria is like an endlesspuzzle, in which leaders and representatives of whatever appendage or nomenclaturethey have gone by, from Tafawa Balewa, Nnamdi Azikwe, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, UmaruMusa Yar’adua to our present Goodluck Jonathan, have worked seeminglytirelessly on this puzzle, yet the more they all try to fix, the more scrambledthe puzzle appeared. Despite the amnesty deal, EFCC and ICPC, corruption inNigeria remains condensed.

Itâ's of two sides of acoin; who are we to blame, if not ourselves? And who are they to put the blameon, if not themselves?

Ifnot majority of ourselves, who because of poverty mentality and politicalilliteracy, go ahead to conspire with themselves; bag of rice, gallon of oil,not excluding cash and others, in exchange for citizens’ right; towardseliminating corruption.

Whostrongly belief that leaders and heads of whatever nomenclature, are there tomeet with our wants and not our needs.

Andif not majority of themselves who thrive into politics-like business,camouflaging themselves with ambition; towards neutralizing the quality of theso called monster ‘corruption’. Who lack sense of patriotism and leadership.Who believe they’ve invested a lot (financially and materially); before beingelected to office, and it is the right time for them to recover all thatthey’ve invested.

Whoare only interested in their own needs and interest, rather than thinking aboutpublicity budget.
At this age, giant ofAfrica and its representatives still finds it difficult to get corruptionvaporized. So, we must all admit that corruption is the common denominator toall generationâ's problem. In fact, it remains the mother of our problems.

Ultimately,there is no doubt that over the next ten years, corruption still retains itquality as the greatest challenge facing generation(s) within and outsideNigerianâ's habitat, not excluding vision 2020. Therefore, if we can addresscorruption, present and future generation, will automatically becomechallenge-free, even in the year 2020 as far as Nigeria is concern. www.doshand.webs.com

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