2023 Elections: President Buhari Reiterates Position on Polls, Reveals Politicians to Avoid
- President Muhammadu Buhari has bragged that Nigerians would remember him for his fight against corruption when he leaves office in May
- The president said he will leave behind a legacy of zero tolerance for corruption as the number one citizen of the country
- Buhari also urged Nigerians not to vote for politicians with corrupt tendencies, adding that they will take the country back to the dark ages
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FCT, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to stop politicians with the most corrupt tendencies from clinching power in the 2023 election.
The president disclosed this while reiterating his position on leaving behind a credible legacy ahead of the presidential and other elections slated for February 25 and March 11, Leadership reported.
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According to the president, politicians with corrupt tendencies will take the country back "to the dark days, adding that he is leaving behind a legacy of zero tolerance for corruption.
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Buhari made the comment at a conference organised by the presidential advisory committee against corruption (PACAC) in Abuja on Thursday, January 26.
The president who was represented by the secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), noted that his fight against corruption has resulted in an improvement in the runnings of ministries, departments and government agencies (MDAs).
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He noted that the deployment of many reforms and technology helped to boast the fight against corruption.
“These feats have been realised due to the excellent performance of anti-corruption agencies. The activities of ICPC, EFCC, NFIU and Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with the Police and DSS for arrests, prosecutions, convictions and asset recoveries, are quite commendable”
Fuel scarcity: Buhari steps in, inaugurates steering committee
Legit.ng earlier reported that Muhammadu Buhari, the president of Nigeria, has inaugurated a 14-man steering committee to curb the growing menace of fuel scarcity in the country.
The steering committee will ensure that the is an appropriate supply of the product and appropriate prices complied with by the marketers.
The president made the move following the mass condemnation from Nigerians over the scarcity and hike in the price of the commodity.