President Goodluck Jonathan announced that his administration would use improved technology to fight corruption in the country.
Jonathan made the statement on January 9, 2015, Friday, at the PDP presidential campaign rally in Enugu, P.M. News reports.
The President assured that the best way to fight corruption was through improved technology and not by jailing people for 300 years.
“With technology, you can track down criminals. I am not going to run Nigeria on my heartbeat but according to international best practices.
“I will continue to run this country based on the rule of law.”
In his opinion, the administration had already done a lot to transform the country, including security and infrastructure.
He also mentioned that the Federal Government was working hard to improve the working conditions of the armed forces, including the provision of hardware and other equipment.
According to the president, Enugu State had also benefitted from the transformation plan of his administration.
“We have built and rehabilitated more than 200 kilometers of roads in Enugu State.
The state has also benefitted from the improved agricultural programs as well as the automobile policy.
“Automobile companies like Innoson Motors and ANAMMCO are beneficiaries of the automobile policy of this administration.”
In his speech Jonathan mentioned the ongoing project at the Enugu International Airport.
The president said that he had given necessary instructions to expedite action on the project in order to boost the economy of the South East.
Addressing the youth of voting age, he urged them to get their permanent voter cards and make their choice.
Speaking during his rally Jonathan accused Buhari of deceiving Nigerians with his promise to revive the economy.
“Is it now that Buhari cannot even remember his own phone number that he can change the economy of the country?” Jonathan asked.
At the end of the statement Jonathan thanked Governor Sullivan Chime and the people of the state for their support for the PDP.
In his turn Vice President Namadi Sambo called on the people to vote for Jonathan and the PDP to ensure continuation of the transformation of the country.