We Can’t Overlook Certain Actions – Tinubu Replies Saraki > Apparently reacting to the ongoing trial of the Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki by the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has said that the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari cannot overlook certain things in its fight against corruption.
Tinubu Replies Saraki: We Can’t Overlook Certain Actions
Dismissing Saraki’s cries of witchhunting, Tinubu said: “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.”
Meantime, he called on Nigerians to often put God and the nation first in their daily activities, saying “What is missing in Nigeria is lack of patriotism, dedication to God and to our people.
Tinubu, 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 Buhari will further strengthen the country’s institutions and fast track development.
The APC leader said: “Government officials are no longer believed by the citizens. When one has a public responsibility, the citizens look at it as if the source of wealth to steal and mismanage public funds and do things not included in the democratic norms and values.
“We have to live by example and by our words. We can’t be talking about it alone. We have to work it without any iota of blackmail.”
Asiwaju Tinubu recalled how he went through the same trial that Saraki is going through now and was later discharged and acquainted.
He said if Saraki’s hands are clean, he should not be afraid.