We have recovered billions of Naira from looters – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again disclosed that his administration has been able to recover billions of naira from those who looted the nation’s coffers.

The president stated this at the graduation ceremony of course 24 participants of the National Defence College Abuja on Friday.

Buhari added that through the implementation and enforcement of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) the nation has been able to save a lot of money that would otherwise have been siphoned by unscrupulous individuals.

”As part of efforts to address the problem of corruption, we have set in motion legal processes to recover whatever we can and bring to justice those who betrayed their trust. Thus far, we have been able to recover billions of naira from indicted companies and individuals. In addition, through the implementation and enforcement of the Treasury Single Account, we have been able to save more for our nation,” he stated.

He told the graduands that international confidence the country and its future was returning ”because of how we are slowly finding ways to solve our problems.

”The nation is beginning to have faith in the ability of our society’s institutional capacity to tackle our problems. But we must work doubly hard to restore our nation to higher glory. The Nigerian Armed Forces have proven to be equal to the task of maintaining our internal and external security.

”You will all recall that on being sworn into office on 29 May 2015, I outlined certain core areas of our national life that require immediate intervention, some of which I would like to reiterate here today. First, we should seek to secure the country, improve the economy and fight corruption. As it is, this is our unfinished business from the past and dates back to the creation of our republic, yet to this day, …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper