We Are Committed to Ending Corruption in Nigeria -President Buhari

President Buhari

President Buhari has restated his commitment towards eliminating corruption in the country, saying he shall continue to investigate and prosecute suspected corrupt Nigerians until they return the loot into the country’s treasury.
President Buhari, was speaking Friday in Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom State during the South South rally to flag-off the presidential campaigns towards his reelection in 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari who highlighted his achievements so far in the fight against insurgency, corruption and economic prosperity, said his three point agenda will still form the thrust of his second term tenure from 2019.
He thanked the people of the Niger Delta, the APC governors and all flag flying members of the party as well as his cabinet members and indeed all Nigerians for the massive support accorded him during the present administration.
Meanwhile, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has asserted that the greatest enemy fighting against the progress of the Nigerian state is corruption.
Bola Tinubu stated that corruption is the cancer that is destroying the country but that the APC government led by President Muhammadu Buhari does not have tolerance for the evil.
He noted that the party does not have reverse in its gear to return into the ugly days of corruption thereby leading the country into retrogression and retardation.
Expressing strong belief in the ideology of the APC as a party that is known for forward matching, progress, development and diversity in economic prosperity, Tinubu pointed out that President Buhari is redirecting the virtue of governance in Nigeria.
He recalled that in 2015, “Nigerians were yearning for change from corruption, laziness and importation so as to inspire economic diversification from oil which cannot be drunk or eaten”.
“Akwa Ibom is one of the greatest producers of oil. But we cannot eat it; we cannot drink it. There is no backward in our gear. It is forward matching, it is progress, it is development, it is diversity in our economic prosperity.
“We will work with you to build a Nigeria that we can rely upon. That is not corruption. Corruption is the greatest enemy and the cancer of development in this country. We will continue to rebuild the hope of Nigerians and build a greater nation”, he stated.
Others who also spoke at the event included the National Chairman of the Party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole; the Akwa Ibom State APC Chairman, Mr Iniobong Okopido; and the Gubernatorial flag bearer for Akwa Ibom State, Obong Nsima Ekere who addressed the gathering on behalf of the governorship candidates.
Others were the Senator, Akwa Ibom South West, Senator Godswill Akpabio; the National Vice Chairman of the Party, South South, Ntufam Hilliard Etta and the Director General of Buhari Campaign Organization, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.


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