President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday boasted that his administration has recovered trillions of naira stolen by these he described as individuals with out conscience since coming into workplace in 2015.
He mentioned this in his tackle on the inauguration of the brand new headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) situated at Jabi District in Abuja
Buhari, who admitted that anti-corruption warfare will not be straightforward to combat as a result of it impacts completely different branches of nationwide lives additionally denied allegations that his authorities embarks on witch-hunts within the combat towards graft.
According to the President, underneath his watch, all Nigerians had been now conscious that corrupt officers can be held accountable, regardless of how lengthy it took.
He mentioned has made the anti-corruption combat a main agenda all through the journey of his nationwide.
He, nonetheless, referred to as on different arms of presidency together with the judiciary and legislature to collaborate with the chief on the present warfare towards corruption within the nation.
Buhari mentioned, “This is one other milestone in our decided and collective combat towards corruption.
“Throughout my journey in nationwide service and since 2015, I’ve made a very acutely aware resolution to pursue a vigorous combat towards corruption in public life.
“Since 2015, we’ve made important progress within the combat towards corruption. Everyone now is aware of that corrupt officers might be held to account, regardless of how lengthy it takes.
“We have recovered and are nonetheless recovering trillions of naira that had been stolen prior to now few years by individuals with out conscience.
“We are pursuing recoveries in all places and are ensuring that anybody who has been discovered culpable is made to reply for his or her crime underneath the legislation.
“It is my hope and expectation that the judiciary, which is a critical stakeholder and partner in the war against corruption, would continue to collaborate with the Executive to bring corrupt people to book.”