Kano, Dec. 7, 2017 (TNE) President Muhammadu Buhari says he will remain focused in order to restore Nigeria’s lost glory.
The president who made the remark in Kano on Wednesday at a dinner organised in his honour by Kano State Government, said he will continue to do his best to ensure that the country attains greater heights.
“I will continue to do my best because my problem is Nigeria. Nigeria is my target and I will remain focused to move the country forward.”
He said his administration will continue to accord priority attention to education so as well as to empower the youth to enable them contribute their quota toward the development of the country.
“If you educate the people, you empower them. So, we have to make 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.
“I am overwhelmed by the massive turnout of the people who left what they were doing to welcome me. This should send 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.”
The President congratulated Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje for working very hard to improve the living standard of the people of the state through execution of projects that have direct bearing on them.
He described Ganduje as a good politician who works closely with all politicians, particularly representatives of the state, at the state and national assemblies.
Earlier in his remarks, Ganduje had said his administration has been able to execute a number of developmental projects, in addition to initiating various empowerment programmes for women and youths.
He said as part of effort to address unemployment, the state government has awarded contract worth more than N2 billion for the construction of a skills acquisition training centre, assuring that the centre will soon be completed for use.
“We have a number of projects that are ongoing and we hope you will visit the state in near future in order to commission such projects,” Ganduje said.