President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday promised that his lead administration would not show mercy and kindness to anybody in its ongoing anti-corruption war.
He said his lead government would seek after the anti-graft war relentlessly until Nigerians began to see how the nation’s elite plotted to run the nation down.
As indicated by an announcement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President talked amid an interactive session he had in Malabo with Nigerians resident in Equatorial Guinea.
Buhari promise the Nigerians that he would not stimulate any apprehension in his mission to free the country of corruption by bringing those who compromised their positions to book.
We will be merciless and relentless in pursuing all those who abused public trust. Nigerians will see how some of the elite conspired to run the country down,” the President said.
He additionally denounced rencent political violence in Rivers State, saying the killing of people over political differences was primitive, barbaric and unacceptable.
He he also assure to deal decisively with those responsible for the development.
“We will decisively definitively with all patrons of viciousness. I have given the security benefits clear mandates in such manner.
“We will demonstrate that s violence in any form will no longer be tolerated before, during or after elections,” he stated.
Buhari assured that the Independent National Electoral Commission would be urged to investigate the likelihood explore the possibility of Nigerians abroad taking an interest in the 2019 general election by throwing their votes wherever they may live.
He noted that some African countries had started allowing their citizens, resident abroad, to vote in national elections and Nigeria could not afford not to join them.
“I want all Nigerians to know that I respect them and their right to choose their leaders,” he said.
The President disclosed that establishing a new national airline was not currently on the Federal Government’s list of priorities.
He said his administration’s main area of focus was reducing the level of poverty.
Buhari said developing the infrastructure needed to boost production in all sectors of the economy and creating more jobs for young Nigerians, as well as other actions that would directly enhance the living conditions of ordinary Nigerians would continue to be prioritised by his administration.
He was reacting to protests by individuals from the Nigerian group about the nonattendance of non-stop flights in the middle of Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea.
President Buhari also met with Nigerian Community in Equatorial Guinea. He received a gift presentation from the President of Nigerian Community in Equatorial Guinea Hon. Chief Chuka Aghabilo shortly after his meeting with Nigerian Community in Equatorial Guinea.
President Buhari and members of his entourage which includes National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno, Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, Equatorial Guinea Deputy Minister of Economy, Planning & Public Investment Mr Valentin Ela Maye Mba, Minister of Defence, Dan Mansur Ali and Minister Delegate of Culture, Mrs Guillermina Mekuy Mba were led on a tour of the National Park in Malabo.