Top 10 memorable quotes of Tanzania’s John Magufuli

18 Mar

John Magufuli, a son of a peasant farmer became the 5th President of Tanzania on his 56th Birthday in 2015.

Born on 29 October, 1959, John Magufuli is also the chairman of the Southern African Development Community. John Magufuli died at the age of 61 after a short illness on 17th March 2021. 

With a PhD in Chemistry, he is among the top 5 most educated President in Africa.

Here are Top 10 quotes of Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli

Top 10 quotes of Tanzania’s President, John Magufuli

1. If wisdom prevails, we will pass through this situation in a peaceful manner.

2. My government will put emphasis on fighting corruption, job creation and industrialisation.

3. You cannot talk of preserving environment when the majority of the citizens are depending on charcol or wood for most of their energy source.

4. It’s now time for us to unite and put our ideological differences aside, i will work hard for all Tanzanians regardless of their tribal, religious or ideological affiliations.

5. The way to treat a boil is to squeeze it out, and I have made it my responsibility to do that. I know squeezing out a boil hurts but unfortunately there are no two ways about it.

6. These Holy places are where God is. My fellow Tanzanians, let us not be afraid of going to praise Him

7. Corona cannot survive in the body of Christ, it will burn. That is exactly why I did not panic while taking the Holy communion.

8. Our home was grass thatched and like many boys I was assigned to herd cattle, as well as selling milk and fish to support my family, I know what it means to be poor. I will strive to help improve people’s welfare

9. You people of Meatu keep livestock. You are good farmers. You can feed your children. Why would you opt for birth control? These are my views, but I don’t see any need for birth control in Tanzania.

10. The CCM is here and will continue to be here – forever. Members of the CCM, you can walk with your heads held high. There is no alternative to the CCM