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Pic.1. President Muhammadu Buhari making a nationwide address to mark the 57th Independence Day Celebration in Abuja on Sunday (1/10/17) 05288/1/10/2017/Ewelike Callistus Ikwunze/OTU/NAN

Steal and go to jail, Buhari warns public officers

President Muhammadu Buhari  has warned public officers that any one that steals public funds should be ready to face the wrath of the law.

The President on Thursday said his Administration has demonstrated its intolerance for corruption and that any public official caught will face the full wrath of the law.

President Buhari in his speech at the presentation of the book, “Making Steady Sustainable Progress” authored by his Media Aides at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja, said, Nigeria has regained international respect as a result of its fight against corruption, with a lot of leaders now indicating interest to visit on monthly basis.

The 360 page book is a mid-term scorecard on Buhari Administration put together by Presidential Media Team comprising, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Senior Special Assistants on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu and Laolu Akande.

The President who thanked the Media Team in its efforts in recording events and the Administration’s scorecard said, “We are all aware now that if you steal public funds and you are caught, you will face the law.

“Internationally, Nigeria is now a respected nation. I can’t keep up with invitations to visit other countries much less for other countries leaders that want to visit us. A number of world leaders are expressing the desire to visit Nigeria virtually on monthly basis.”

He thanked Nigerians for their prayers and goodwill during his medical vacation in London and assured that the only way he can replay his more work.






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