- President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed that he wished subsequent administrations after him sustained the fight against corruption
- In a veiled message to the president-elect, Bola Tinubu, Buhari said corruption is 1 existential threat to Nigeria that must be dealt with
- While receiving the management of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, the president said the CCT remained an important tool in the fight against corruption
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FCT, Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has said in less than 2 months that he has to leave office, 1 existential threat to the country is country.
What Buhari wants Tinubu to fight on getting to office
In a veiled message to Bola Tinubu, the President-elect, Buhari expressed the desire that the foundation his administration laid down on the war against corruption should be sustained by his successors.
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Buhari noted that the Code of Conduct Tribunal remained an important tool when it came to fighting corruption in the last 7 years of his administration.
He emphasized that the frontline agencies relied upon demonstration that the government was serious in its fight against corruption.
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In his veiled message to Tinubu, the president said:
“It is our hope that the foundation which has been laid by this administration will be carried forward and continued, as the issue of corruption remains an existential threat to all nations.”
He commended the Code of Conduct Tribunal and other similar agencies for their resilience amid the shortage of funds and other challenges.
On his part, Umar commended the administration of President Buhari for the great impact it made in the area of Agriculture, social services and infrastructural development, to mention a few.
He then appealed to the president to intervene in the challenges that the CCT was facing, which included poor staffing and funding.
Naira Crisis: Suspend Emefiele as CBN governor, Tinubu’s aide tells Buhari
Onanuga, the director of media and publicity to Tinubu, made the call while citing the cashless policy failure that brought pain to many Nigerians.
According to the media guru, someone like Emefiele was not expected to be holding a sensitive position such as the office of the governor of the CBN