The Renowned Later Rain Assembly General Overseer, and Buhari’s 2011 vice presidential run mate , Tunde Bakare has said
integrity is not enough to fight corruption.He cautioned him on trying
to appoint people of questionable character ,including some of those who
facilitated his success.
“I congratulate Nigerians; we have chosen a man of integrity as our
President. But integrity is not enough to run a government.May the good
Lord surround the President-elect with men and women of goodwill, great
intellectual capacity, competence and character to help restore our wasted years.
“I pray sincerely that not all those who facilitated his winning the
election will be among those who run the government. I did say before
the election that I trust the person of General Buhari but not all those
“I mean every word of it because many of them are nothing but Ali Baba and 40 thieves.
And if these are the same who would go into government, you can’t fight
evil with evil. You can as well kiss the anti-corruption stance of Mr.
President-elect goodbye. You don’t know how many applications are in my
I am not the Vice-President; I am not looking for a job. They said ‘we
know General Buhari listens to you; if I cannot get Minister of Works,
maybe I will get Minister of Aviation’.
“The vultures are now going round and round. If he does not have quality
people around him, then they will put round pegs in square holes and
within two years, we are back to square one.
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