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Show evidence I stole a kobo during my tenure as VP or shut up forever – Atiku tells Nigerians

Erstwhile Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has challenged anybody who has evidence that he stole a kobo at the Customs or during his tenure as Vice President to confront him or file a petition against him. Atiku tells Nigerians.

He noted that he will fight corruption better than President Muhammadu Buhari if Nigerians give him another opportunity to preside over the affairs of the country.

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Atiku tells Nigerians

Atiku tells NigeriansAtiku disclosed this during a facility tour of the new ultra-modern Yaliam Press Limited in Jabi area of Abuja on Monday, during which he also challenged those he described as his self-righteous political enemies to either prove his alleged corrupt activities or keep quiet.

This was contained in a statement by his Media Office in Abuja.

The APC Chieftain was quoted as saying “he would fight corruption like never before if he is given the opportunity to preside over the affairs of the country.”

The former Vice-President said, “It is sickening to continue to regurgitate allegations of corruption against me by people who have failed to come forward with a single shred of evidence of my misconduct while in office.”

“People who are bereft of ideas about entrepreneurial spirit always think that everyone else is a thief just like them,” he added.

Atiku said it was morally offensive for people who despise honest labour to become judges in the courts of public opinion.

Atiku tells NigeriansThe Waziri Adamawa explained that though he had not been convicted of corruption by any court in the land or elsewhere, his political enemies had been parading a fake morality to fool gullible Nigerians.

He was equally quoted as saying, “Despite previous desperate efforts to link me with corruption, the William Jefferson trial in the United States ended in 2009 without indicting me or linking me to corrupt activities.”

Atiku recalled that he had pasted a reminder on his bed side during his training as a Customs officer that he would retire from any agency if he had not attained the headship of the place at the age of 40.

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He said that he was only able to attain the position of a deputy director before his exit in 1989 to chart a career in business.

Atiku told the management and members of staff of Yaliam Press that he retired from the Nigeria Customs Service with unblemished records.

Atiku tells NigeriansAtiku said he did not become a Vice-President in 1999 as a pauper because he had been a successful investor throughout his retirement life.

He said, “If Atiku is a thief merely because of his resourcefulness and successful investments, my political enemies should tell Nigerians the sources of their own stupendous wealth. The management and members of staff of the company need to manifest the values of honesty, hard work and diligence. These attributes stood me in good stead during my years as a public servant and an entrepreneur.

“I was well equipped to fight corruption because of my vast experiences both in the public and private sectors and my ability to build a team capable of accomplishing the task.

“I will shock everyone because I believe that I will fight corruption like never before,” he added.

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