President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday warned civil servants to shun corruption or be ready to leave the service.
This was disclosed to newsmen by the Permanent Secretary, General Services in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Mohammed Bukar after meeting President Buhari along with other officials of the SGF.
They were at the Presidential Villa, to brief President Buhari on the activities of the office.
Bukar said that President Buhari warned the civil servants that the rules and laws guiding Public service must be adhered to strictly.
“We have received a mandate to work harder. He has given us a very strong warning that change has come and every public servant has to sit up. We will give our best to support the government.
”We told him what we have been doing in support of the government’s policies and the president promised to give us the support and the political will to do our job better,” Bukar stated.
Speaking on the building of centenary city project, Bukar disclosed that the former Head of State, General Andulsalami Abubakar, who chairs the Centenary Limited Board, would brief President Buhari on the project, Friday.
According to him, no single kobo has been taken from the account of the Federal Government of Nigeria for the project.
“No kobo of government went into the building of centenary city,” he said.