“Nigeria is my problem,’’ President Muhammadu Buhari, presently on his initial working visit to Kano, northern commercial town, has declared.
“I can still do my best. Nigeria is my target and that I can remain targeted to move the country forward,” Buhari aforementioned at a dinner to welcome him on Wed night.
Buhari said he would stay focused so as to revive the lost glory of the country.
The dinner was organized in his honor by Kano state government.
The 75-year-old charismatic leader aforesaid he would still do his best to make sure that the country earned larger heights.
He said the administration would continue to accord priority attention to education so as to empower the youth, to enable them to contribute their quota toward the development of the country.
“If you educate people, you empower them. So we have to make a sacrifice to prepare the youth for the future,” Buhari said.
He expressed happiness over the wonderful reception accorded him and his entourage by the people of the state on their arrival in the state capital.
“I am overwhelmed by the massive turnout of people who left what they were doing to welcome me. This should be a clear message to the opposition.
“The support has been consistent, so I don’t have words to express my appreciation to the people of Kano state.”
He congratulated Governor Abdullahi Ganduje for working very hard to improve the living standard of the people of the state through execution of projects that had a direct bearing on them.
The President described Ganduje as a good politician who worked closely with everyone, particular representatives of the state, at the state and National Assemblies.
Ganduje had earlier said Kano state government had been able to execute a number of projects, in addition to initiating various empowerment programmes for the women and youths.
He said as part of efforts to address unemployment, the state government awarded contract worth over N2 billion for the construction of skills
acquisition training center.
The center would soon be completed and put to use, he said.
“We have a variety of projects that are on-going and that we hope you may visit the state in near future so as to commission such projects,” Ganduje said.
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