- President Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigerians that he will ensure the best for the country and her citizens during his second term in office
- This was disclosed by Femi Adesina, President Buhari's special adviser on media and publicity
- The president will be sworn in for a second term in office on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will do everything within his power to ensure the best for the country and her citizens when he begins his second term in office on May 29, 2019.
The disclosure was made on Monday, April 1, by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina
Adesina said President Buhari received Board of Trustees and Advisory Council of Gidauniyar Jihar Katsina (Katsina State Development Fund) led by Justice Mamman Nasir at the State House.
According to the presidential aide, President Buhari said his campaign to all states of the federation was an eye opener.
He quoted Buhari as saying: “Thank you for supporting me. I assure you that I will do my best during the second term. We will work for Nigeria and her people."
"The President said the crowd that welcomed his campaign train in each state was more than anyone can possibly “induce’’, attributing the turn outs to people’s appreciation of the efforts of his administration.
"President Buhari noted that he was the chairman of the Katsina State Development Fund for 17 years, during which period a lot was done to support education, healthcare and agriculture in the state, especially for those that were less privileged," Adesina said.
In his remarks, the Galadima of Katsina, Justice Nasir, said the foundation returns gratitude to God and all Nigerians for giving President Buhari the opportunity to serve another term in office.
He said: “We are most grateful to almighty Allah for bringing you back for another term in office. Our happiness and gratitude goes to Nigerians for electing you."
Justice Nasir said the foundation also remains grateful for the years the President served as its chairman.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, March 1, said that the next fours years would be tough, adding that he and his team would be equal to task.
The president, who won on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), spoke when members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) paid him a congratulatory visit.
He said: “My last lap of four years, I think it is going to be tough. People are very forgetful and that’s why during the campaign I spoke about our cardinal agenda."
President Buhari said he would intensify efforts in the three areas of security, economy and fighting corruption.
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Buhari told the guests that he campaigned in all the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to prove that he had the strength and health to carry on.
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