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Elections: President Buhari promises infrastructure development if re-elected

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigerians that his administration would continue to embark on infrastructure development in all parts of the country if re-elected for a second term of office.

Speaking at the APC Presidential campaign rally in which was held at Ibadan, Oyo State, the President noted that in the last four years of his administration, there had been significant progress in the area of rail, road construction, power and other sectors of the economy.

He said his government would do more to make life comfortable for the citizens if voted into office for another four years.

The President said that his government had already made plans to ensure the completion of rail from Lagos to Ibadan this year.

The most interesting thing that I am going to say is what we are going to do on rail and road, that is why the Minister of Transportation and that of Power, Works and Housing are working to ensure that the rail from Lagos to Ibadan is completed this year, he told the mammoth crowd at the campaign rally.

He said that his administration also worked very hard in the last four years to ensure improvement in the area of agriculture, stressing that the country has stopped importing rice.

He therefore urged the people of the state to vote for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Presidential election so that his government would take the country to the next level.

Also speaking at the campaign rally, Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi urged to the people of the state to vote for President Buhari in the forthcoming election.

He said the Buhari-led APC government met the country in broken bricks, stressing that the nation witnessed transformation in the last four years.

National Leader of the party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu in his own speech, urged the people of the state to vote massively for the APC, saying that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party has nothing to offer.

Tinubu, who spoke in Yoruba language, explained that the APC government performed very well in the last four years.

He further said that with APC in power, better future is guaranteed for all the citizens of the country, adding that the government would take the nation to the next level.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, also spoke at the occasion,

They said that the APC, under the leadership of President Buhari would make Nigeria a great nation.

The President had earlier arrived Ibadan Airport in the morning and was received by Governor Ajimobi, accompanied by Vice President Osinbajo, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi.

The President later moved to the state Secretariat, where he met with Oyo State Traditional Council of Obas and Chiefs led by the Alaafin of Oyo Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III.

Also present at the meeting were the Olubadan of Ibadan, Oba Saliu Adetunji and other traditional rulers and Chiefs in the state.

At the meeting, President Buhari appealed for the support and understanding of the traditional rulers and assured them that he would not abuse the trust of the people and that his government would not spare anyone that abused the trust.

The President said he was committed to fulfilling the promises made by his administration to secure the country, improve the economy and fight corruption.

Source: Voice of Nigeria