- Nigeria's incoming president, Bola Tinubu, has reassured the people of his willingness to deliver on his campaign promises
- The president-elect assured Nigerians that he will not give excuses when he takes over from President Muhammadu Buhari
- Tinubu made this vow during a dinner organised by the presidential transition council at the Aso Rock Villa on Sunday night, May 28
The incoming president, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has assured Nigerians he will deliver on his campaign promises.
Speaking at a dinner organised by the presidential transition council at the Aso Rock Villa on Sunday night, May 28, Tinubu said there is a need to fight corruption and poverty, among other issues plaguing the country, The Cable reported.
Tinubu makes a strong vow
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“We must fight corruption, poverty, inconsistencies in policies and many other problems confronting us, but don’t pity me, I asked for the job,” he said.
“I campaigned for it, no excuses, I will live up to the bill to deliver. I promise you,” he added.
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On his part, President Buhari said he looks forward to handing over power and heading home, THISDAY report further confirmed.
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In another report, incoming First Lady Senator Oluremi Remi Tinubu said that her family does not need Nigeria’s wealth to survive.
According to the president-elect's wife, she and her husband need the grace of God to govern.
She also said they need prayers from the Nigerian people as she reiterated that Tinubu’s government will do the right thing.
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Meanwhile, a total of 339 prominent Nigerians have been nominated by the federal government to receive national honours.
The federal government, headed by President Muhammadu Buhari, announced the recipients of the 2023 national awards on Sunday, May 28.
Emeka Anyaoku, former commonwealth secretary-general, is the sole person nominated for Grand Commander of the Order of the Niger (GCON).