Why Fighting Corruption in Nigeria is Very Difficult, President Buhari Opens up

Why Fighting Corruption in Nigeria is Very Difficult, President Buhari Opens up

  • Fighting corruption in Nigeria has become very sophisticated, according to President Muhammadu Buhari
  • Nigeria’s number one citizen stated this on Thursday, September 9, during his one day working visit to Imo state
  • Buhari also maintained that the finger of corruption cannot be pointed at him as he has kept himself free of deceitful acquisitions

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, September 9, said that fighting corruption in Nigeria had become very sophisticated and difficult.

The Nigerian leader made the disclosure while speaking at a town hall meeting with southeast leaders in Owerri during his one-day official visit to Imo state.

President Buhari
President Buhari says fighting corruption in Nigeria has become very sophisticated and difficult. Photo credit: Femi Adesina
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Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, quoted the president in a statement on Facebook as saying nobody can accuse him of having properties anywhere in the country.

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According to Buhari, he tried to keep himself as clean as possible, so that he cannot be taken hostage.

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Buhari who is left with just less than two years off his second term said he would continue to strive to leave a lasting legacy of integrity and accountability in the system.

Speaking further, he stated that if citizens feel secured, they would mind their own business.

While noting that he would do all in his power to see that hardworking Nigerians succeed in their endeavours, Buhari said he wants to be remembered as the president who stabilised Nigeria.

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Earlier, President Buhari told the leaders of the southeast that it is unthinkable for any Igbo man to consider himself not being part of Nigeria.

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The president on Thursday, September 9, wondered why some Igbo men were clamouring for separation.

He said Igbo people are relevant in Nigeria, adding that they have successful businesses across the country.

I'll do everything in my power to help you, Buhari assures Uzodinma

Meanwhile, the president expressed satisfaction at the extent of work done so far in Imo state under Governor Hope Uzodinma.

Buhari said that he is impressed at the kind of infrastructural development and the level of security in the state.

These two areas in which the governor has performed well align with his Next Level vision for Nigeria.

Source: Legit

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