President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja promised Nigerians that he will put in all efforts to ensure the best for the country and her citizens when he begins a second term in office on May 29, 2019. He also praised those who voted him during the elections.
Buhari spoke when he received the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council of Gidauniyar Jihar Katsina (Katsina State Development Fund) led by Justice Mamman Nasir at the State House.
President Buhari, whose reelection is being contested at the tribunal by former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said his campaign to all states of the federation was enough to open his eyes to the yearnings of Nigerians. “Thank you for supporting me. I assure you that I will do my best during the second term. We will work for Nigeria and her people,’’ Buhari said.
The President said the crowd that welcomed his campaign train in each state was more than anyone can possibly “induce, ’attributing the turn outs to people’s appreciation of the efforts of his administration. He noted that he was the chairman of the Katsina State Development Fund for 17 years, during which period a lot was done to support education, healthcare and agriculture in the state, especially for those that were less privileged.
Galadima of Katsina, Justice Nasir, in his remarks said the foundation returns gratitude to God and all Nigerians for giving President Buhari the opportunity to serve another term in office. “We are most grateful to almighty Allah for bringing you back for another term in office. Our happiness and gratitude goes to Nigerians for electing you,’’ he said.