Families Must Turn Back Children Who Bring Home Looted Goods -President Buhari

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The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has urged parents not to encourage their children and relatives to join in the nationwide looting and destruction of properties.

This was revealed in a statement by the media aide to the president, Garba Shehu on Sunday.

Read his tweet below;

“A government that has launched a massive crackdown on corruption, brought in strong laws for a decisive battle against corruption, pursues loot recovery at home and abroad, and taken strong decisions against those who thought they were above the law, will not fold its arms when an otherwise legitimate and peaceful protest is turning into free-for-all vandalism and looting.

While the administration has, for its part, blocked so many means of looting public money in a war against corruption, it is the expectation that all civil authorities, community and religious leaders in the country must rise against the organised looting and plunder we are witnessing in parts of the country.

Families must turn back children who bring home unaccounted goods, in the same way wives must ask their husbands to return looted items brought home.”

He further added that the scenarios of vandalism and looting of goods and properties do not reflect well on the country’s image ad should not be supported by reasonable members of the society.

 

 

 

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