Connect with us

Politics

Buhari scores self high on security, fight against corruption in last Independence Day speech

Published

on

President Muhammadu Buahri has said that his administration has done well, especially in the areas of security and the fight against corruption.

Buhari said this in his Independence Day Speech broadcast on Saturday, marking his last Independence Day celebration as Nigeria’s President.

He said, “We have made appreciative progress in many areas, but we are not at the destination.

One of the areas we have made progress is in the eradication of corruption. We strengthened institutions fighting corruption. We also secured the repatriation of large sums of money kept abroad. We will continue to block ways of corruption.”

He also stated that his administration has made tremendous progress in the fight against insurgency, and banditry. He assured that his administration would not relent in combating insecurity until he hands over to the next President.

More details in subsequent reports.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

TEST

Investigations