Nigerian entertainer, Charly Boy recently urged the government on Thursday November 10th that corruption be made a great offence punishable by death.
This statement was made by a news conference organized by a civil society organization known as “occupy unlimited”, a group that advocates good governance and corruption free society.
As the national coordinator, he believes that corruption can be effectively and efficiently tackled if it is made a treasonable offence.
He said, “corrupt leadership has been killing ordinary Nigerians slowly and steadily over the years.
“It is time to properly define it as ‘murder in disguise’, and treat as treasonable offence against our dear country.
“Over 180 million people are surviving at the mercy of few politicians who have mastered the art of creating division among her own people through religion, ethnicity, corruption, and frivolous issues.”
Charly Boy added that the death penalty should be introduced for all politically-corrupt persons in Nigeria if the nation is to be freed from the economic hardship it is facing.
The social activist noted that countries such as China and Pakistan were striving better because of their decision to tackle corruption as a crime that deserved capital punishment.
The entertainer used this opportunity to inform all that the Occupy Unlimited Group will be staging a peaceful protest on November 15 in the Federal Capital Territory against corruption, saying the act is to remind politicians of their promise and commitment to the country they have pledged to serve.
“This is a process of holding politicians accountable not only to their promises but in their service to the Nigerian nation.
“The mass protest will begin at the Unity Fountain in Abuja down to the National Assembly.
“We are a coalition of ordinary Nigerians from different parts of the country, with no political affiliations; we believe in the interest of our country.
“We also believe strongly in the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari.”
Watch his performance below;