Buhari not fighting corruption efficiently, says Olawepo Hashim
presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), Gbenga Olawepo- Hashim on
Saturday criticized President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against
Olawepo-Hashim said his administration is not fight corruption to achieved positive result.
Corruption, he said will be tackled effectively if the minimum wage is above N18 thousand.
Olawepo-Hashim promised to pay N50 thousand minimum wage if elected.
He spoke in Abuja at the party’s presidential campaign flag off.
vowed that the party if voted into power will put an end to poverty and
deal with issue of insecurity in the country.
His words: “We are
a party that is determined to build a better Nigeria. We want to put an
end to poverty, and under development that has been the hallmark of the
incumbent government. We will fight corruption in a way that it will be
done scientifically. It will not just going to be a police action. You
cannot fight corruption when majority of the people are extremely poor.
people that pay its workers minimum wage below 18 thousand Naira cannot
fight corruption efficiently. We will raise the minimum wage to N50
thousand at the first anniversary of our government. You can trust this
“We will exchange instability for security. We are at the
point where we will stop hatred and violence and be unity, where the
lives of every Nigeria will count equally. By the time I am elected by
the Grace of God, we will build a truly United Nigeria. Today 11 out of
19 states of northern Nigeria have been overrun by bandits from across
the border and violent that is caused by agents of disunity and
“The southern states of Nigeria have been over taken
by kidnappers, robbers and all form of social vices and this affects
the economy of the country. Now we have more youths that are unemployed
than those that are employed. Our resolve is to build a new economy that
will guaranty job for our youths. We will restructure the way power is
organize between the state and the Federal Government.
empower the states to have their own police side by side with the
federal police so that the internal security can be enhanced.”
national chairman of the party, Dr. Olisa Agbakoba SAN, urged Nigerian
especially party faithful to voted massively in the forthcoming
presidential and other elections for a new, United Nigeria.
He vowed to make everything positively possible to ensure that the party is victorious.
party’s flag was also presented to candidates contesting for various
political positions who came from across the country for the event.