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Ex-Gov. Rotimi Amaechi : I’ve Never Taken A Bribe In My Life

Rotimi Amaechi, former governor of Rivers state, says he has never received bribe in his life.

Speaking at the senate during his screening on Thursday, Amaechi said: “If there is one man that doesn’t like corruption, I don’t like corruption”.

Gbenga Ashafa, a senator from Lagos state had asked Amaechi to clear the air on the allegation of corruption levelled against him.

“I brought all the copies of the panel and there is no where that I was indicted,” he said.

“Now, you have asked me to define corruption, corruption is difficult to define. It is a very wide concept. If, for example, you are a public officer and you don’t collect bribe, I have never taken bribe in my life, but if they send a girl to you and you sleep with the girl and do that favour, that means you are corrupt.

“But Nigerians don’t know that, they think that corruption is only when you collect bribe. Corruption is a very wide concept, very wide. If people are competing for a position and you offer your son, brother or sister an opportunity to hold that position when the person is not qualified, you are corrupt.”

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20 comments

  1. This is laughable. St Amaechi.

  2. Billionaire ex governor………..Very laughable.

  3. Ride on Amaechi!

  4. Paul Paul

    What i lant here is that rotimi is not qualified but their is nothing we can do ‘than to give him a chance because of heart attack. Prioud

  5. Ajayi Modupe

    Are you surprised? They do not clearly don’t valve us enough to be called human, but God pass them by His grace we will survive sycophants and political ded bugs equate leaders to immortal gods.

  6. Jamiu Raji Rassaki

    And who has proofs to prove otherwise? Who???

  7. Chai!! It’s like saying a known prostitute with four kids is a virgin

  8. Publicist

    Amaechi is not corrupt, he has said so in the hallowed chamber

  9. Treasure Ozioma

    I have never posted on. Facebook

  10. Mr james Ocholi is the only ministerial nominee that manage to convinced me that he is capable of his office though we shall wait and see duh

  11. Adekunle Opeyemi

    YEEEEEEEPA! This man can lie o!.

  12. Nlemedim Lawrence Nnanna

    Fashola never signed cheques, now Amaechi has never taken bribe in his life. I hear una. Na today?

  13. Shehu Abubakar

    Let ekwemadu and core declare same

  14. How he overcome? It is very simple , he did his underground work . No permanent friend or enemy in politics . They know themselves , don’t forget they are all corrupt . They have skeleton in their comp-board. you will see at the end Saraki will be free. He is in the party of the day . It is not new in Nigeria politics . Don’t forget all the money he stole was spent on Buhari and he risk his life during campaign , so they can’t say they don’t know him now. Party supremacy is what they are following and not constitution .

  15. Temitayo Adedigba

    You are not corrupt where did you get all the money you used to finance Buhari’s election ? Clueless people with no agenda to move forward

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