Few greedy Nigerians can no longer hold the country down - Osinbajo makes new vow

Few greedy Nigerians can no longer hold the country down - Osinbajo makes new vow

- Yemi Osinbajo declares that the administration of President Buhari will not joke with few greedy people trying to take over the country

- Osinbajo promises that the administration would upgrade the country's infrastructure and secure it

- He commended Governor Abdulaziz Yari for some of the projects completed by his administration

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s will continue to secure the country, upgrade its infrastructure and ensure that its wealth is not hijacked by a greedy few Nigerians, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has declared.

The News Agency of Nigeria reveals that Osinbajo gave this assurance on Tuesday, August 14, during a one-day working visit to Zamfara state where he was received by Governor Abdulaziz Yari.

The report quoted a statement by Laolu Akande, the spokesperson of Osinbajo, as saying the acting president inaugurated projects executed by the state government.

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The statement listed the projects as the upgraded 150-bed general hospital in Bakura local government area and the Water Works project at Gamji village.

Others are a 12.8 kilometre road project in the same community and a modern primary school in Talata Mafara.

“The Buhari administration will continue to work to secure the country, upgrade its infrastructure, and ensure that the wealth of the country is not hijacked by a greedy few, but is instead used for the benefit of everyone, with special emphasis on the least-privileged,” Osinbajo said.

The acting president also reacted to attacks by armed bandits assuring the people that the federal government would sustain the tempo of its fight against all forms of criminality across the country.

“I would like to reiterate the total determination of the federal government to support and work with the state government to permanently deal with and defeat these challenges, and to ensure that Zamfara remains a promising land of agriculture, commerce, tourism and hospitality.

“This fight will of course not be won until every hotspot and flashpoint in Nigeria is freed and secured.

“Every Nigerian life matters and we will not relent in our efforts to completely subdue the perpetrators of bloodshed and violence.

“Let me reassure all that we will keep up the tempo, and will continue to provide all the needed support to our law enforcement agents as they work hard to restore peace and security.

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“We owe it to our children and future generations, to bequeath to them an environment that will support, not undermine their dreams and aspirations.

“Our dream of building a prosperous Nigeria that will take its rightful place in the midst of the global community of states, cannot be realized in a state of acrimony, primordial divisions, and prejudiced thinking,” the acting president said.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that following the order by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo that the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) be overhauled, the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, came with a new arrangement to address complaints and allegations on human rights violations against some of the personnel of the special operatives.

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