President Muhammadu Buhari says that if he is given a second mandate, he will continue to work assiduously to make Nigeria great and peaceful.
The president made the comment during the All Progressives Congress (APC)’s presidential rally in Kano state on Thursday, January 31, Leadership reports.
Legit.ng gathers that he noted: “We have promised Nigerians three major issues concerning our survival as a nation; citing fight against corruption, security and economic revitalization.
In these areas, I will like to boldly say that we have delivered our promises to the electorates.”
He added: “If you like, you can ask those that came from the north-east, since they use to come to Kano to do business. Most them have since returned to their houses and we see that as a significant development.”
Speaking in the Hausa dialect, Buhari also disclosed that that a lot has been done to make Nigeria strong in the area of agriculture.
He said: “It is a thing of pride that today, Nigeria is cultivating rice to feed herself locally. We have subsidized the price of fertilizer for our farmers to embark on mass production of food to sustain growth and development throughout the country.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari was urged by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to spare a thought for the five million votes promised him by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state.
The opposition party made the comment in response to the APC’s presidential rally which took place in Kano on Thursday. In a statement released by the PDP’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, on Thursday night, the opposition party pointed out that the total number of voters registered in Kano is not more than 5.5 million.
The president also stated that his administration had done a lot to block leakages and had introduced the single treasury account policy in order to put the country’s resources in one basket.
He added: “I have been a governor, minister, of petroleum, head of state; there is nothing I want to achieve beyond ensuring that Nigeria becomes a peaceful and united country.”