- President Buhari has emphasized the need to reform the police and judiciary
- The president called on Nigerians to contribute to eradicating crime in the society
- President Buhari applauded Nigerians for their care and support
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, May 27, in Abuja said he would make police and judiciary more efficient in his second term.
Speaking in Abuja in an NTA special interview, Buhari said such effort is needed to properly reform the sectors to ensure effective administration.
“Police and judiciary are to be in frontline of law and order. They should be able to know the offender in their communities. What the government needs to do is to provide the basic need. People should try to expose criminals in their communities," he said.
Buhari hailed Nigerians for their love, respect and trust in him. He commended them for finding him worthy to rule for the second term in the office.
The president linked the secret of love, respect and trust he enjoyed from Nigerian citizens to his hard work to survive in life. He further promised that he would continue to do his best towards national security.
He noted that his coming to power in 2015 was a relief to northeast of the country because there was reduction of activities of Boko Haram in the region.
He said the administration had ensured food security by making fertilizer available and affordable for the farmers.
The president expressed displeasure on the late passage of 2019 budget by the National Assembly (NASS). "I feel very bad indeed. NASS to hold the Budget for seven months,“ he said.
He said the present administration had worked tirelessly to recover looted money from banks in Europe and U.S. He explained that the recovery was a gradual process by investigation.
He said government was intensifying effort to fix roads, improve power and other infrastructure to make the business booming as well as encourage foreigners to invest in the county.
Legit.ng previously reported that President Buhari on Monday, May 27, assured members of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) that he would not let the nation down on security in the country.
A statement by the president’s senior special assistant on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the governors led by the outgoing chairman of the forum, Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno met with the president at the State House, Abuja.
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