Senior Staff Association of
Nigerian Universities, SSANU
urged President Muhammadu
Buhari to extend the probe of
corrupt public officeholders to
1999 when former President
Olusegun Obasanjo assumed
SSANU President, Mr. Samson
Ugwoke, while delivering an
address at a meeting of the
National Executive Council
and pre-National Delegates’
Conference of SSANU in Jos,
Plateau State, said while SSANU
was in full support of the fight
against corruption, the President
should stop being selective.
Ugwoke lamented that oil wells
were shared among individuals,
who had become richer than the
He said, “The present
administration seems to be
pursuing an anti-corruption
war. Corruption has killed this
country. We have heard of billions
and trillions of Naira being
looted by officers of government
and all of them stashed away, not
even in our country; not even in
our own banks.
“They use Nigerian money to
grow and improve the economies
of other countries, leaving us
in poverty. SSANU supports
the fight against corruption but
with a caveat that Mr. President
should pursue whoever has
stolen our money to return it to
our coffers.
“The probe of the looters
should not be selective; it should
be total; that is the stand of
SSANU. It should be total and be
extended to 1999, so that those
who have killed this country
since 1999 would be brought to
He also urged the President
to revoke the oil licences in the
country and set up a commission
to preside over them and that
money generated from the oil
wells should be paid into the
Federation Account

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