Ahead of May 29th inauguration, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that no one is excluded from the Constitutional duty of assets declaration.
In a statement by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the president on Media and Publicity, Buhari was speaking upon collecting his form from Professor Isah Mohammed the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau, in Abuja on Friday.
He expressed his committed to strict adherence to the constitutional requirement of assets declaration before and after taking office is aimed at strengthening best practices.
To this extent, he has directed that all out-going officials, elected and appointed from the Vice President downwards must collect the assets declaration form, fill and return it as he has done.
“I signed, collected and acknowledged receiving my form. From here, I will ask my bank Manager in Kaduna to show me what has gone in and out of my account. Nobody is excluded from declaring their assets. I expected everyone from the Vice President downwards to follow the system”, he stated.