Kaduna - The Ahmadu Bello Memorial
Foundation, on Friday advised the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to
strengthen anti corruption laws in the country to make it easier to prosecute
The Managing Director of the foundation, Justice Mamman
Nasir, made the appeal at a news conference in Kaduna.
Nasir said fighting corruption would require laws that would
make it difficult for people to be corrupt and easier to prosecute.
Nasir, who is also a former president, Court of Appeal said, "Our laws must make corruption difficult to perpetuate but easy to logically
prosecute persons accused of corruption.''
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He also called for the strengthening of the nation's
security forces to make them well informed and committed to protecting the
According to him, Nigerians expect the new administration to
commence economic rejuvenation, ensure security and fight corruption in the
"It is important to tackle insecurity with all sense of
emergency; peace is prerequisite for development in all its ramifications, "he said.
Nasir called for the economic reconstruction and development
of the North East region devastated by Boko Haram.
He also advised the incoming administration to focus on
agriculture, education and healthcare which he said were fundamental to
"The foundation congratulates all elected Senators and
members of the House of Representatives and state assemblies and pray to
Almighty Allah to guide and give them the wisdom to offer quality services to
make our country great."