- President Muhammadu Buhari says his career has been free of corruption in all the positions he has held in the past
- Some of the past positions held by Buhari in the past include governor of the northeastern state 1975-1976, head of state in 1983-85 and chairman petroleum trust fund between 1994-1995
President Muhammadu Buhari has said he has never been convicted of corruption going by all the positions he has held in the country.
Buhari was said to have made the statement on Wednesday, January 30, when addressing APC supporters at a rally in Abakaliki township stadium in Ebonyi state, The Sun reports.
The president's statement was in reference to past positions he has held which include, governor of the northeastern state 1975-1976, head of state in 1983-85, chairman petroleum trust fund between 1994-1995 and currently president of the country.
Legit.ng had earlier reported that Buhari on Wednesday, January 30, arrived Abakaliki, the Ebomyi state capital, in continuation of his presidential campaign tour of the 36 states of the federation.
Buhari arrived Abakaliki around 9.30am amidst tumultuous welcome at the Nkwegu military cantonment where he was received by the cantonment commander, other security chiefs in Ebonyi and major chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The presidential candidate of the APC shortly on arrival paid a courtesy call on Chief Dave Umahi, governor of Ebonyi at the government House in Abakaliki.
Meanwhile, Buhari’s re-election campaign in Ebonyi and Cross River states has led to the cancellation of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) scheduled to hold on Wednesday, January 30
Daily Trust reports that the cancellation of the Wednesday meeting made it the second time the FEC would be cancelled following campaigns by the president and vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, in parts of the country.
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