President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the huge amount of foreign currency flooding the country intended to influence the general elections beginning on Saturday, February 23, 2019.
Speaking during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, the president accused some politicians of flouting money laundering regulations in their desperate bid to capture political power.
The president commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for successfully tracking the money in “millions of United States dollars” following a presidential directive to investigative agencies to probe a number of high profile cases.
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Reassuring the nation of the present administration’s determination to wage a relentless war against money laundering and terrorist financing, the president appealed to Nigerians, especially politicians, to place the interest of the country above all others as they troop out to cast their votes in the coming elections.