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Anambra commissioner resigns


Dr Christian Madabuko, Commissioner for Disapora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism in Anambra state has resigned his appointment.

In his letter of resignation dated December 11, 2020 and made available to newsmen in Awka, Madabuko said corruption and it’s practitioners were out to kill him.

He said he had survived assassin’s fire on three different occasions.

The letter read in part: “It is my pleasure to thank all of you for the time we spent together in the service of our state; indeed, it was three years of action-packed lessons both positive and negative.

“In the cause of fighting corrupt, individuals holding the state revenue on the throat, all manner of frivolous petitions against me were written to the governor accusing me of several misdeeds.

“They accused me of particularly distablising our party, the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and advising the governor to remove me before l do more harm to the party,’’ he stated.

He added that “I came down from Australia to help in developing our state. `True to my belief, l worked tirelessly to actualise that dream.

“In working to meet the target, we set up mobile courts and jailed several revenue thieves and significantly raised the state revenue,” he said.

According to him, because of his stance, he stepped on toes and these persons are on the prowl for his life.

“In three different occasions, l received baptism of fire by gunmen/assassins. I was equally attacked several times at the Onitsha Main Market by the agents of the revenue criminals.

“All these attempts were to stop me from exposing the people involved in siphoning the state’s revenues into their private pockets to the detriments of the Anambra citizens,” he explained.

He advised the governor, Willie Obiano to take charge of his government.


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