Sultan endorses Buhari’s anti-graft war

Sultan endorses Buhari’s anti-graft war

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, solicits for more international support to the ongoing anti-corruption war in Nigeria

Decries the conversion of funds meant for the purchase of arms to fight Boko Haram to personal use by past government officials

Implores the international community to be patient with the Buhari administration in its agenda of improving the economy

Sultan endorses Buhari’s anti-graft war

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has implored the international community to be patient with the Buhari administration.

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has endorsed the ongoing anti-corruption war of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The Sultan made the endorsement when he spoke with top United States officials at the Woodrow Wilson Centre, Washington DC, on Wednesday, July 27, Vanguard reports.

The paramount traditional ruler also solicited for more international support to the ongoing anti-corruption war in Nigeria.

According to a statement issued by Kogunan Sokoto, Malam Danladi Bako, to newsmen on the Sultan’s visit to Washington DC.

“The Sultan not only endorsed the war against corruption, but decried the conversion of funds meant for the purchase of arms to fight Boko Haram to personal use by past government official.

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“This was done with the connivance of some unscrupulous politicians. Such funds would have enhanced the capacity of the military to fast track the curtailment of insurgency in the north east of Nigeria,” it stated.

The sultan also implored the international community to be patient with the Buhari administration in its agenda of improving the economy, as well as the security situation in the country.

He urged them to support Nigeria with logistics and materials to address humanitarian challenges in the country.

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This was contained in a statement by Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president and made available to NAIJ.com.

Source: Naija.ng

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