President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria needs responsible leadership at all levels, to achieve its full potentials.
He made the remark at a meeting with the Kogi State Traditional Council on Wednesday in Lokoja, the state capital.
President Buhari however, called on Nigerians to reflect on the successes recorded by the current administration under his leadership and ensure that it continues in Office.
Nigeria is a great country. God has blessed us With so many resources. In agriculture, we have done so well and we are gradually attaining food security. We have stopped the importation of rice. We thank God. So we need responsible leadership at all levels, to sustain the achievements the President said.
Tripartite areas of focus
The President pledged to maintain focus on his tripartite areas of focus; security, revamping the economy and fight against corruption.
We have done so well in the area of security, the boko haram are no longer in control of any part of this countryThey used to shout Allahuakbar whenever they killed people but we countered that by telling people that God doesn’t support acts of killing and they now find it difficult to recruit so they have now resorted to deceiving young girls and strapping explosives round them to attack soft targets like Churches, Mosques and motor parks but we will tackle that too, the President stated.
On the current security challenge bedevilling Northwestern Nigeria, the President assured citizens that the problem would be dealt with systematically.
We are working hard to systematically tackle the rising cases of banditary in the North West, he stated.
On his part, Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello assured President Buhari that citizens of the State would vote for him and other candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC at all levels.
Mr President your coming to Kogi today has sealed our support and votes for you in next month’s election. We will vote massively for you, the three Senators, nine House of Representatives members and 25 members of the Kogi State House of Assembly members. It shall be APC all the way. Then when the time comes for my election it shall be a workover, he said.
He thanked traditional rulers in the State for supporting him and President Buhari.
The Chairman of the State Traditional Council, the Attah of Ighala, Idakwo Michael Ogbono II described the visit of President Buhari as a blessing to the State.
He thanked the President for working hard to restore Nigeria’s glory.
The meeting with the traditional rulers proceeded the Presidential rally of the APC at the Lokoja Township stadium.
Source: Voice of Nigeria