Fight against corruption: Persons found wanting won't be spared - Buhari

President Buhari today said as the fight against corruption continues and anyone found wanting will not be spared. He said it at the opening session of the 45th Annual Accountants Conference and 50th Anniversary celebration of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria which held in Abuja.

President Buhari was represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mrs Anastasia Nwaobia ...

"We are at the threshold of history where we must collectively take the destiny of the nation in our hands. As Nigerians, no one can love Nigeria like you and me. On our part, we will continue to lead by example, making efforts to live above board. As we strive to walk or talk,we will carry to its logical conclusions our initiative to overhaul the bureaucracy of the public sector in an effort to engender transparency and improve productivity in public governance. I assure you that persons found wanting will not be spared. As blessed as we are as a nation, Nigerians have no business being classified as poor. Yet, through the greed of some unpatriotic few, our commonwealth has been badly pillaged in the name of public service. Our ability as a nation to create wealth has increasingly been hampered by lack of prudence, transparency and honesty in the management of public resources by some of those entrusted with the duty of governance at all levels. This should not be allowed to continue. The nation ought and must leave the throes of poverty and underdevelopment. I do believe that as a people, we are naturally destined for greatness," he said.


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