Time for mother of all royal commissions of inquiry

1
Source: theedgemarkets.com

There are many, many mega projects, bailouts and horrendous mistakes of judgement – that have cost taxpayers dearly – which should be investigated, says Wishful Accountant.

I refer to the latest hot potato to have emerged – the call for royal commissions of inquiry to probe 1MDB, BMF and the Bank Negara forex scandal.

But why stop there – I wish to jump on to the bandwagon and call for all major issues and losses of recent times to be investigated by a mother of all royal commissions of inquiry.

I suggest the following should be investigated:

READ MORE:  The Najib Razak 1MDB Trial Ep 40: Bad planning

There are many, many more ego projects, bailouts and horrendous mistakes of judgement – that have cost taxpayers dearly – which should be investigated

As the Malaysian cabinet assumes collective responsibility, the blame cannot be conveniently passed to just one person. That would be preposterous and ridiculous.

Wishful Accountant, who practises his trade, is a keen customer services and rights champion who spends his own time and resources chasing banks, utility providers, highway concessionaires and local councils on various public interest issues. Occasionally, he feels compelled to comment on political and social issues.

Thanks for dropping by! The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

Our voluntary writers work hard to keep these articles free for all to read. But we do need funds to support our struggle for Justice, Freedom and Solidarity. To maintain our editorial independence, we do not carry any advertisements; nor do we accept funding from dubious sources. If everyone reading this was to make a donation, our fundraising target for the year would be achieved within a week. So please consider making a donation to Persatuan Aliran Kesedaran Negara, CIMB Bank account number 8004240948.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
1 Comment
Newest
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Superstringhg
Superstringhg
7 May 2017 9.11pm

All those monies lost if used wisely could have made Malaysia a Great Nation among Asean. Presently even Indonesia and Vietnam are doing better… Sighhhhh… these are the 60 years of effort? Still got face to celebrate 60 years of Independence? Should Seriously and Thoroughly Reflect because the next 60 years Malaysia will not have that kind of cash to burn, bros!!!