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Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari is expanding his anti-graft to cover the civil service,prompting directives to ministries and departments to provide answers to audit queries within 30 days.

The development has created anxiety in the ministries, and particularly in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, which features negatively in the auditor-general’s report.

The oil sector industry, where President Buhari held the position of oil minister in the past, has been under scrutiny since his inauguration on May 29.The president further directed that henceforth, all audit queries must be answered within 24 hours.

Malam Garba Shehu, a special assistant to Buhari, said unanswered audit queries will pique the president.

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