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President Muhammadu Buhari is sure that his administration will win the anti-corruption war, even though it is tough, grueling, and fighting back vigorously.


The President spoke during a meeting with American Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday on the sidelines of conference on climate change, COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco.

In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, President Buhari said corrupt people had accumulated a formidable arsenal of illicit wealth, which they were deploying against the government on diverse fronts.

He said: “But it is a war we are determined to win, and which we will win,”

“People of goodwill are behind us, countries like America and many others are with us, and we will surely win.”

The President also updated Secretary Kerry on the war against insurgency in the Northeast and efforts being made to tackle humanitarian problems caused by the insurgency. He said a presidential committee had been launched “under Gen. T.Y Danjuma, a man of high integrity.”

On the unrest in the Niger Delta, which manifests in the sabotage of critical oil and power installations, President Buhari said the engagement process was proceeding apace, adding that it was rather difficult bringing the main protagonists of the insurgency under one umbrella.

He said Nigeria was happy with American support on various fronts, assuring that the economic challenges facing the country were being “frontally tackled, and we will overcome them soon”.

Secretary Kerry expressed delight at the many successes of the Buhari administration, pledging continued U.S. support in the bid to overcome security, humanitarian, political and economic challenges.

As the Barack Obama administration exits in January, Kerry said he would love to continue engaging with Nigeria, even in a private capacity.

He described President Buhari as a strong international partner in the battle against violent extremism.

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  1. Baba, yes corruption must be defeated but it was corruption that financed your political campaigns.
    Baba mind you that Nigerians are dying of hardship hunger malnutrition kworshiokor and hopelessness ooo!
    ....is that the change una promise?
    Chanji dole!
    Sai Baba!
    Sai Tinubu!
    Sai kworshiokor change!

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  2. My friend, defeat hunger 1st.

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  3. Baba you always run to US for headaches leg pain even tooth extraction what type of leader are you,are you not ashamed of yourself the same US government refused to sell you military hardwear to fight BHT in the name of one excuses or the other with your money not dash yet you believe them Baba wise up to your age and experience old fashioned APC your soldiers are been killed on daily basis until they kill all your soldiers b4 they will sell for you

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  4. Please we are dying gradually for hunger, no food, no light, no good road, workers are not paid and yet you are still fighting corruption.

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