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I will Enrich my Friends When I Become President Says Atiku
Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who is a presidential candidate, says if elected into power, he will enrich his friends, Channels Television has revealed.
The presidential candidate made the statement on Wednesday16th, January while addressing the business community in Lagos at an event themed “Getting Nigeria’s Economy Working : A Pragmatic Approach.
“I am not going to enrich members of my family but my friends.
“Are my friends not entitled to be enriched? As long as there is no element of corruption there,” he said.
Atiku giving an assurance that his team has the capacity to tackle corruption in the country.
Hence, Atiku vowed to privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) if he gets into power.
He said, “I am committed to privatizing NNPC, I say”
PR, he announced that he would privatise the oil corporation which has faced a lot of challenges over how it operates over the years.
Though the plan had been faulted by some at the time it was announced, the PDP candidate promised to give his all even if it costs him his life.
“I swear, even if they are going to kill me, I will do it,” he said.