The presidential candidate of Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi has vowed to block leakages corrupt government officials bank on, if he gets elected.
Naija News reports that Peter Obi made this known on Wednesday night when he appeared on the Arise TV Prime Time program.
The former governor of Anambra state said his campaign manifesto which is centered around Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as the issue of security, unity of the country and revamping the economy, will focus on essential things and not waste time chasing corrupts officials.
He said his party’s manifesto was “95% ready”, explaining that his group was working with the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) to fine-tune it along the Charter Demand of labour because, “Labour interest is critical, and we want to bring it into our manifesto and protect same.”
“Our manifesto is anchored on the Sustainable Development Goals and that the key issues are security, uniting the country, ensuring that our cohesion comes back to what it used to be, issues of Rule of Law, Law and order, fighting corruption, making the country productive, creating jobs amongst others,” he said.
He maintained that security was one issue is administration would deal with “decisively” because every other thing revolves around it.
He added that the introduction of multi-level policing from the local governments to the state and then the federal level will be initiated, noting that the entire security apparatus will be review.
Apart from restructuring the security system of the country and the economy, the Labour Party presidential candidate further assured that he would initiate constitutional restructuring after issues of insecurity and poverty had been resolved, saying, “we need to restructure the country, this one will happen, I believe in it and it is in the interest of the whole nation.”