- President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to look forward to greater prosperity upon his re-election
- The president said if reelected, his government would build on the numerous achievements recorded on social intervention, security, eradication of corruption and other areas
- According to Buhari, people would achieve a Nigeria of their dreams under his administration
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, January 20, told Nigerians to look forward to greater prosperity and impactful leadership upon his reelection and return to power in the forthcoming elections.
The president gave the assurance in Abuja at an event tagged, “Testimonies of Change,” designed to showcase the achievements of the administration.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports the event organised by the Ministry of Information and Culture witnessed personal testimonies by beneficiaries of government programmes.
The president, who was represented by the minister of budget and national planning, Udo Udoma, said the people would achieve a Nigeria of their dreams under the Buhari administration.
He said from the personal accounts of testifiers at the event, it was obvious that the administration had positively impacted on the people.
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The president gave an assurance that his government, upon reelection, would build on the numerous achievements recorded on social intervention, infrastructure development, economy transformation, security and eradication of corruption.
He congratulated the testifiers and urged them to spread the good news of what the administration was doing.
Buhari also congratulated the minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, for the excellent and innovative ways he was showcasing the government’s achievements.
The minister had earlier said the achievements of the Buhari administration were real, adding that the government had impacted positively on millions of Nigerians
The minister noted that in just three and half years and with very limited resources, the government had achieved a lot compared to other administrations since 1999.
Among the testifiers who related their experiences were the former workers of the defunct NITEL, MTEL and Nigeria Airways who were paid their pensions after decades of waiting.
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Beneficiaries of the N-POWER, Trader Moni, school feeding programme, Anchor Borrower Programme as well as traditional rulers from communities where government constructed roads also testified.
Legit.ng earlier reported that the chairman of the committee on public finance of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Moshood Oshun, claimed that the 2019 presidential election is meant to return Muhammadu Buhari to power as appreciation for returning Nigeria to its days of glory.
Oshun said this in Ikorodu at the campaign flag-off of his colleague, Sanai Agunbiade stressing that Nigerians will use the election to appreciate Buhari for the efforts he had made in the last four years.
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