LIVE UPDATES: Buhari addresses Nigerians in special interview

LIVE UPDATES: Buhari addresses Nigerians in special interview

President Muhammadu Buhari will be addressing the people of Nigeria in a special interview on Monday, May 27 ahead of the president's inauguration on Wednesday, May 29. Legit.ng will bring you updates on the special interview.

The presidency, through its official Twitter handle on Monday, May 27, said the special interview would be aired on NTA network service at 10pm.

We have achieved some success - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has recorded some achievements.

The president says: "We recovered a number of fixed assets. Under this system, you cannot be in a hurry."

President Buhari also says he has to go through due process before prosecution.

He says the prosecution is taking too long.

I appreciate Nigerians' efforts - Buhari

The president says he appreciates whatever efforts Nigerians have been making.

Buhari says: "I feel that Nigerians really understand me."

I was confident of winning the 2019 elections because Nigerians understand me

The president says he was confident of winning the 2019 general elections because he is understood by Nigerians.

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President Buhari says he has addressed his cabinet members and said good-bye to them, adding that he has not discussed his new cabinet with anybody.

In terms of patriotism, I rate Saraki and Dogara very low - Buhari

The president says he rates Senate president Bukola Saraki and Speaker Yakubu Dogara very low in terms of patriotism for passing the 2018 budget late.

Buhari says: “I asked Saraki and Dogara, how do they feel holding the budget to ransom, for seven months. It’s not me they’re hurting, it’s the entire country. In terms of patriotism I rated them very low.”

The community leadership and the police have failed the country

On the issue of security, President Buhari says the community leadership and the police have failed the country.

I will continue to do my best to fight insecurity - Buhari

The president says he will continue to do his best to fight insecurity

Buhari speaks on his minister and alleged corruption

Buhari says: "Anyone who has not gotten any evidence on any minister will have to trust me."

I will try to make the police and the judiciary more efficient - Buhari

President Buhari says he will try to make the police and the judiciary more efficient.

He says he expects the police to achieve absolute community security.

The president also says Nigerians should expose criminals in their neighborhood, so the country can easily attract foreign investors.

What government should do - Buhari

President Buhari says what the government should do is to provide security, employ people to produce goods and services.

Buhari speaks on "Baba go slow" label by Nigerians

Buhari says: "Those that call me 'Baba go slow' will know whether I am slow."

I will persuade the police and judiciary to be hard on criminals - Buhari

The president promises to persuade the police and the judiciary to be hard on criminals

Buhari appreciates Nigerians for their show of love and respect

The president says: "For someone who has been in the field for 20 years, I appreciate Nigerians for showing love and respect for me."

Who is Buhari before God? - Buhari asks

President Buhari also reacts to the video of him that emerged during the lesser hajj in which he was seen running. He says he was only fulfilling the hajj rites.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari assured that no part of the country would suffer neglect under his administration, saying his government would be fair to all.

The president gave the assurance during the inauguration and handing over ceremony of flood and erosion control project at Ochanja market, Onitsha, Anambra state.

President Buhari was represented by the minister of state for education, Professor Anthony Anwuka.

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The project, which is expected to check flooding, gully erosion menace and enhance the living standard of the people in Onitsha South local government and its environs, is one of the 13 ecological intervention projects approved by the federal government in 2018.

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