President Muhammadu Buhari, has revealed his plan to work harder over the next four years to ensure a better Nigeria, promising not to disappoint those who voted for his reelection during the February 23 election.
Backstory: The president made this declaration at the State House in Abuja, while addressing leaders of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), who paid him a courtesy visit on Wednesday.
In a statement signed by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the re-elected president who was declared winner of the 2019 Presidential Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday, February 27, stated that he would do more to improve the economy, create more jobs, fight corruption, expand on current infrastructure and curb insecurity in the country.
Quote: “This is my last lap. I will try and work even harder than I have done. I assure you that I will not let you down. I pray that my best will be good enough.”
President Buhari, also thanked the ACF for its loyalty and persistent support especially during the last elections.
Reacting to the president’s statement: The Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mallam Adamu Fika, stated that the main purpose of the courtesy call was to congratulate the APC candidate on his re-election.
He also acknowledged the work the Buhari-led government has done so far, citing examples like the Baro Dry Port and the Mambilla Hydro Power station, saying, “It is pleasing that since then (2015), the Baro Dry Port has been commissioned, while some other projects have been reactivated and are now being implemented.”
“We pray that these organs of government charged with the responsibility for the implementation, will double their efforts to ensure that these projects are executed fully to their logical conclusion within reasonable time.”