WorldStage Newsonline— Nigerian popular comedian, Francis Agoda a.k.a ‘I Go Dye’, has been announced as the new brand ambassador for the Make a difference Against Corruption Today (MadACT).
The comedian at the signing ceremony urged on President Muhammadu Buhari to be transparent by publishing names of corrupt politicians in the country so that Nigerians can know their real enemy.
The comedian, I Go Dye disclosed this on Monday in Abuja, during the signing of a memorandum of Understanding to become an Ambassador of MadACT Movement.
MadACT movement is a social movement for change, mobilising youths nationally to take action against corruption through a social movement campaign tagged, #MadACT.
The comedian said he was happy to be part of the movement to fight corruption in the country.
I Go Dye who said he was passionate about fighting corruption called on the president to do more to enhance the fight in the interest of all Nigerians.
“The President needs to publish, as a matter of urgency, names of corrupt politicians so that Nigerians will know their real enemies
“Today, the reason why some of us lost our parents, brothers and relatives, is because of bad healthcare and that is caused by corruption. The reason why our education system is bad and the reason why there is no light in the country , is because of corruption.
“I believe that corruption is more dangerous than Boko Haram and herdsmen; for us to fight it, the president has to be more transparent,” he said.
Also speaking at the signing of the MoU, Executive Director, Youth Alive Foundation, Dr. Uduak Okon described MadACT as a movement under the Youth Participation Against Corruption (YPAC) project funded by the UK government to support anti corruption in Nigeria.
She said the Youth Alive Foundation had to reach out to I Go Dye as an Ambassador to be a voice for the project.
“We want to mobilize youth nationwide to start a social movement and reawaken the need to do something about the state of corruption in Nigeria. If you trace the root of all kinds of social problems in Nigeria, it boils down to corruption
“We need people who are icons, who are influencers; I go Dye has started the campaign on the need for Nigerians to do something about corruption. He has questioned the development in Nigeria, the deteriorating state of social infrastructure and he is calling for a government that will work and be accountable for all Nigerians,” she said.