“I Will Surely Probe Jonathan, Buhari If I Become President” – Says Atiku Abubakar
Former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has mentioned he’ll probe the previous administrations that did not curtail the Boko Haram insurgency, if he wins the 2019 presidential election.
The sect got here into prominence throughout President Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure and the incumbent, President Muhammadu Buhari, continues to be battling with their continued assaults within the Northern a part of the nation.
Speaking in an interview with BBC Hausa on Saturday, Atiku mentioned it’s taking too lengthy to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents.
“Eight years after, Nigerian authorities continues to be preventing Boko Haram that aren’t professionally educated.
“I wish to be the president of Nigeria as a result of I would be capable of do issues I couldn’t do as vp. I will examine how the federal government was unable to defeat Boko Haram for years. I can even examine the procurement of arms purchased by this administration,”
Atiku additionally vowed to sort out corruption, accusing the Buhari-led authorities of protecting some individuals from the legislation.
“If Nigerians can recall, we initiated the Economic and Financial (Crimes) Commission (EFCC). I’m the person that sourced for the takeoff funds for the EFCC,” he mentioned.
“In this administration, there are people who are untouchable, they are doing things that are not in order but they are being shielded by the government. If elected Nigeria’s president, my administration will not spare anybody. When I was in power, none of my relatives or friends was found wanting.”