Friday, 25 September 2015

Tinubu: “anti-corruption war will strengthen the country’s institutions and fast track development”

APC Chieftain Bola Tinubu finally speak up on the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT.

According to the former Lagos State Governor, the  administration of President Muhammadu Buhari could not overlook certain individuals and allegations in its fight against corruption.

Speaking after activities for the Eid-il-Kabir celebration at Dodan Barracks, praying ground, said that the ongoing anti-corruption war embarked upon by President Muhammadu Buhari would further strengthen the country’s institutions and fast track development.

Tinubu, who called on Nigerians to often put God and the nation first in their daily activities, said “What is missing in Nigeria is lack of patriotism, dedication to God and to our people.”

According to him, “It is part of nation’s development. We cannot overlook a lot of things. And we cannot personalise a lot of things as if it was vendetta. We have to endure and be patient as we look for justice, equity and a balanced society.”

Advocating more powers for various institutions in the country, Tinubu said “If we do not strengthen these institutions, how can they work for the development of the nation? If we fail and result to blackmail, how can the nation reverse the decadence that is perceived in our society?”

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