President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday assured his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, of Nigeria’s support to Ghana in tackling the menace of endemic
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday assured his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo, of Nigeria’s support to Ghana in tackling the menace of endemic corruption. President Buhari said that with the right leadership and implementation of good public policies, Africa’s drive to eradicate poverty and entrench democracy is on course. Buhari, who was the special guest of honor at Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebration at Accra’s Independence Square, noted that the menace of corruption had eaten into the fabric of both countries.
In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari said Nigeria and Ghana were benefiting immensely from leaders committed to improving their economies and tackling corruption. Buhari commended President Akufo-Addo on his achievements in his first year of office, lauding the Ghanian leader’s commitment to fighting corruption and the passing of the Special Prosecutors Bill into law. On peace and security in West Africa, Buhari commended Akufo-Addo’s contribution to an enduring peace in neighbouring Togo.