2023: Buhari Makes Important Pledge to Poor, Vulnerable Nigerians
- President Buhari revealed his plans for the poor and vulnerable Nigerians ahead of the 2023 general elections
- As he is looking forward to returning back to his farm, the president disclosed that he is committed to improving the lives of Nigerians till the end of his tenure
- Buhari also assured that access to education and opportunities would be expanded and the poor's safety net
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, February 4, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, made an important promise to Nigerians.
For the poor and vulnerable in the society, the president said he remains committed to their protection and their lifting from the poverty cycle till the end of his tenure in 2023.
Buhari gave the assurance while speaking at the virtual official presentation of the Country Review Report of Nigeria to the 31st Africa Peer Review Forum of the African Union, according to a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina.
Buhari noted that the poor’s social safety nets would be further sustained, while access to education and opportunities would be expanded, The Punch reports.
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He promised that his government would also take advantage of information, communication and technology to ensure inclusiveness, access and create more opportunities, Channels TV added.
My administration will finish strong in the last lap of my tenure, Buhari assures
Legit.ng had previously reported that Buhari shared his opinion regarding restructuring the country.
According to Buhari, it pleases him that the Nigerian elite has realised changing the country is a task for everyone.
The president spoke on Sunday, January 30 at a dinner in honour of the 2022 committee of business, political, media and civil society leaders.
Losing is Part of the Game: Presidency Berates Nigerians Blaming Buhari for Super Eagles' Defeat
Meanwhile, Adesina reacted to comments trying to link the Super Eagles' unexpected defeat to Tunisia to the video conference President Buhari had with the players on Sunday, January 23.
The presidential aide described the comments as witless and thoughtless. He went on to note that those critising the president are the same people who would condemn the Nigerian leader if he didn't encourage the Super Eagles before the match.