ABUJA-To ensure that the Nigerian society was completely purged of corruption, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the anti-corruption war would be holistic and thorough to the extent that even the political associates and friends of President Muhammadu Buhari would not be spared.
Osinbajo who reiterated that the president had zero tolerance for corruption emphasized that he would never cover for his friends.
The Vice President spoke during a special interview session with some journalists at the presidential villa, Abuja on Tuesday.
He said: “The major drain on the country’s resources. No one would be spared in the fight against corruption because, even the close friends of the President know that they will not be spared; he will not cover for them. Fighting corruption is a priority”.
Osinbajo also revealed that 200,000 unemployed graduates had been selected to be engaged by the federal government under the N-power jobs Programme.
He said that this was in fulfillment of campaign promises of the present administration.
“We expect that before the end of the month, we will engage 200, 000,” out of the 500,000 unemployed graduates the Buhari administration plans to hire in the N-Power jobs programme.”