I Inherited Unbelievable Level Of Corruption From Jonathan – Buhari , President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he remain determined to continue investigations and prosecution of corrupt persons in the country, saying the level of corruption he inherited was unbelievable.
President Buhari said this at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday while receiving the Letter of Credence of the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. William Stuart Symington.
He said the target of reversing the culture of corruption in Nigeria had received support from the citizens, with many realising, from the ongoing investigations and prosecutions, the depth of damage done by previous administrations.
“The corruption we met at personal and institutional levels was unbelievable. Corruption was turning into a culture. After we came in, people started realising the truth,” the president stated.
He said his administration was committed to realising the key priorities of securing the country, fighting corruption and salvaging the economy in spite of current challenges.