Buhari urged to recover stolen public funds

The Campaign for Democracy (CD) yesterday urged the President- elect,

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to set-up high-powered government machinery to
recover stolen public funds.

The Chairman of CD in Anambra, Comrade Vincent Ezekwueme, told newsmen
in Onitsha that Buhari should consider total removal of fuel subsidy
since the common man was not feeling the impact.

“As an anti-corruption crusader all corrupt politicians that may
derail your good intention of righting the wrongs of the society must
be kept at arm’s length.

“Complete removal of oil (fuel) subsidy and ensuring that all those
that embezzled public funds are brought to book, their ill gotten
money confiscated.

“Such money will be use to build refineries in the country,’’ he said.

Ezekwueme also urged the president-elect to run an all inclusive
government and be magnanimous in victory.

“CD hails the president-elect for his courage; consistence in
standing for the election despite that he had earlier contested the
post for three consecutive times.

“While we thank Nigerians for their peaceful conduct before, during
and after the elections,’’ he said.

The CD boss appealed to the president-elect to appoint men and women
of impeccable integrity into his cabinet if he really wants to make a
change in the society.

He, however, appreciated President Goodluck Jonathan for earning
international respect and recognition for willingly accepting the
people’s wishes and aspirations of majority of Nigerian electorates in
the just-concluded election.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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