A politician accused of corruption had the most wonderful response

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In 2017 it doesn't seem like we can go a day without a politician being accused of something dodgy.

The Conservatives are currently under investigation for their 2015 election spending, there's dozens of stories out there about Trump's alleged corruption and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

With that in mind, it's refreshing to hear an honest response to being asked "are you corrupt?".

Rotimi Amaechi, the Nigerian Minster of Transport, was asked by a reporter for Channels Television if he was corrupt.

His response was "no" because "I don't like money".

I have told Nigerians and I repeat today that I am not corrupt and that I don’t like money. I am not one swayed by money.

I have lived a character that most Nigerians can tell you.

I try as much as possible not to annoy God by saying I am honest but with all modesty, I am an honest Nigerian, and there are very few honest Nigerians.

Ask yourself one question, if I was corrupt, why didn’t President Goodluck Jonathan prosecute me? The fight between Goodluck and myself lasted for two years?

See the video below.

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