President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the state at which he will leave Nigeria after the expiration of his tenure in 2023.
Buhari on Friday, March 29 made the vow to complete his tenure as Nigeria’s president and to leave the office of the Nigerian Presidency better than the way he met it.
Naija News reports that Buhari made the vow in Abuja when he received Christian leaders and also assured the country of his commitment to leave Nigeria better than he met it in 2015.
Buhari gave the assurance during his meeting with the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) led by Rev. Dr Samson Ayokunle, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, quoted the President to have affirmed that his administration will continue to address important national challenges including security, economy and the ‘over-flogged’ corruption.
‘‘We will continue to strive for peaceful co-existence among all Nigerians irrespective of their religious beliefs.
‘‘In the area of allocation of political offices, our focus will be on merit and national spread such that every part of Nigeria will have a sense of belonging.
‘‘We remain resolute in the fight against terrorism and insurgency, and efforts to bring back all those in captivity and other victims of kidnappings will be intensified,’’ the President said.
Naija News understands that the CAN leadership was at State House to congratulate President Buhari on his re-election.
Meanwhile, the President told them that the outcome of the just concluded polls underscored the trust Nigerians have in the present leadership in the country.
While commending the important roles religious bodies in the growth of the country in the last years of his administration, Buhari pledged to continue supporting several programmes anchored by the Nigeria Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), geared towards peace, tolerance, unity and harmony in our country.