If our Political Leaders are truly committed to fighting Corruption, this is a strategy used by Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore.
“In 1986, Lee’s minister of national development, an architect named Teh Cheang Wan, was investigated for accepting kickbacks from two real-estate developers. He killed himself with a fatal dose of barbiturates, maintaining, in a suicide note addressed to Lee Kuan Yew, “It is only right that I should pay the highest penalty for my mistake.”
Full piece is here – http://www.newyorker.com/magazi…/2015/…/19/corruption-revolt
I just finished writing my Final Paper for Harvard’s Combatting Corruption Internationally Class taught by Judge Mark Wolf Mark Lawrence Wolf is a Senior United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. President Ronald Reagan nominated Wolf on March 8, 1985, to a new seat created by 98 Stat. 333.
Moreno Ocampo, the first Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court joined us in class to enrich the discussions.
I’d like to see more Iconic Figures in Nigeria’s Judiciary teach in Universities as well.
Did you know that Countries that have the highest levels of Corruption are also the worst with the abuse of the human rights of their Citizens?