Thursday, July 14, 2016

Era of Free, Easy Money is Gone for Good - Buhari

President Buhari has emphasized his anti-corruption stand once more stating the era of politics being used as a gateway to wealth has ended.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, 13th of July, 2016 said that the era of free and easy money in the country had gone for good. This was revealed in the Tsafe Local Government Area of Zamfara during his visit to inaugurate some major projects.
 All Progressives Congress chieftain inaugurated a 20km township road and 40km drainage systems worth N2.1 billion. He affirmed his stand for good governance through a strong war against corruption and impunity, Vanguard reports.
 According to him, corruption has slowed down the growth of the Nigerian state over the years. He also reiterated that the ongoing crusade against corruption is not aimed at humiliating anyone but rather meant to recover all looted fund to be put to public use.
He, therefore, called on the people of the state and Nigerians in general to join his administration’s efforts in ensuring that the change desired was well delivered.
“As the people of the state are aware the change agenda was central issue of our 2015 electioneering campaign.
“Since this administration’s assumption of office in May 2015, the journey to fix the country and restore the hope of the common man in the Nigerian project has begun in earnest.
“You have all agreed to join me and work as agents of change, the challenge before all of us therefore is translating the change into reality.
“I,therefore, wish to call on every one to think closely about the Nigerian situation.
“There is no easy money to throw around, we must go back to farming, livestock rearing so that we could develop the industries.
“We must put our hands on deck to ensure success of our mission in engineering Nigeria.
“If efforts were made in the past to diversify the economy from our absolute reliance on a single commodity, we would not have found ourselves in our current situation.
“I assure all Nigerians that the grim economic situations are passing phase which all societies go through,’’
he added.

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