FIGHTING CORRUPTION DANGEROUS -IWEALA DECLARES IN NEW BOOK

Nigeria’s previous Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has pronounced that battling defilement is ‘hazardous’.

She made this known in a book titled; ‘Battling Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines.’

The previous World Bank MD likewise uncovered on her Twitter handle that written work the book in any case was “unsafe”.

The book, as per her, gives knowledge into dealing with debasement from the cutting edges, and will give youngsters the expectation and fearlessness to battle.

The distributers, MIT press, portraying the book, composed:

Previous Managing Director of the World Bank, Okonjo-Iweala additionally filled in as Nigeria’s first female Minister of Finance and Foreign Minister, and her residency showed her a great deal about what debasement can do, yet in addition how individuals can battle it. Resolved to find the fake cases and different plans that deplete the nation of assets and at last deny the poor of pivotal administrations, Okonjo-Iweala got herself and her family focused for backlashes intended to constrain her to drop her hostile to defilement battle. She declined to stop or to leave, even as her adversaries seized her mom. Conceding that it is unsafe to reveal to her story, Okonjo-Iweala, right now senior counsel at Lazard and board seat of Gavi, takes note of that it is additionally risky not to let it know.

 

See her tweets below:

Dear Friends, my new book “Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines” is set to be released by the Massachusetts Institute… https://t.co/hTmDtTRXCr

— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) April 9, 2018

1/5 Dear Friends, my new book “Fighting Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines” is set to be released by the MIT press on April 12. Please click https://t.co/Tmh6xWJGUm to see Publishers’ description and the information on pre-ordering from Amazon or MIT Press.

— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) April 9, 2018

2/5 The book description notes that it is risky for me to write this book, but also dangerous not to write it. It is risky because corrupt and vested interests described in the book may attempt to attack me and my family physically and reputationally as they have done before.

— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) April 9, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Nigeria’s previous Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has pronounced that battling defilement is ‘hazardous’.

She made this known in a book titled; ‘Battling Corruption is Dangerous: The Story Behind the Headlines.’

The previous World Bank MD likewise uncovered on her Twitter handle that written work the book in any case was “unsafe”.

The book, as per her, gives knowledge into dealing with debasement from the cutting edges, and will give youngsters the expectation and fearlessness to battle.

The distributers, MIT press, portraying the book, composed:

Previous Managing Director of the World Bank, Okonjo-Iweala additionally filled in as Nigeria’s first female Minister of Finance and Foreign Minister, and her residency showed her a great deal about what debasement can do, yet in addition how individuals can battle it. Resolved to find the fake cases and different plans that deplete the nation of assets and at last deny the poor of pivotal administrations, Okonjo-Iweala got herself and her family focused for backlashes intended to constrain her to drop her hostile to defilement battle. She declined to stop or to leave, even as her adversaries seized her mom. Conceding that it is unsafe to reveal to her story, Okonjo-Iweala, right now senior counsel at Lazard and board seat of Gavi, takes note of that it is additionally risky not to let it know.

3/5 But keeping quiet allows these same vested interests to muddy the waters and pretend to be reformers. Vested interests thrive in opaqueness and confusion.

— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) April 9, 2018

4/5 Nigerians deserve transparency on the way governance, budget, and financial management processes work. Until they understand this and demand better nothing much will change.

— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) April 9, 2018

5/5 Development practitioners need insights into what it means to grapple with corruption from the frontlines. And our young people need hope. They need to know that if they have the courage to fight they can win.

— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) April 9, 2018

This book elucidates the challenges and opportunities, dangers and pitfalls, failures and successes in fighting corruption. https://t.co/Tmh6xWJGUm

— Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (@NOIweala) April 9, 2018

Ultimately the book makes clear that if we have the courage of our convictions we can begin the journey of building institutions that are the necessary, if not sufficient, foundations to fight corruption

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