Departs Nigeria for Senegal
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to do his best for Nigerian citizens. He has also assured Nigerians that he will put in all efforts to ensure the best for the country and her citizens when he begins a second term in office on May 29, 2019, while appreciating all those that voted him during the elections.
This is coming as the President yesterday departed Nigeria for Dakar, Senegal to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall.
Receiving the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council of Gidauniyar Jihar Katsina (Katsina State Development Fund) led by Justice Mamman Nasir at the State House, President Buhari said his campaign to all states of the federation was an eye opener.
In a statement disclosed by the Special Adviser to Media and Publicity to the President, Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari opined: “Thank you for supporting me. I assure you that I will do my best during the second term. We will work for Nigeria and her people.” The President said the crowd that welcomed his campaign train in each state was more than anyone can possibly “induce’’, attributing the turn outs to people’s appreciation of the efforts of his administration.
President Buhari noted that he was the chairman of the Katsina State Development Fund for 17 years, during which period a lot was done to support education, healthcare and agriculture in the state, especially for those that were less privileged.
In his remarks, the Galadima of Katsina, Justice Nasir, said the foundation returns gratitude to God and all Nigerians for giving President Buhari the opportunity to serve another term in office.
Meanwhile, President Buhari has departed Nigeria for Dakar, Senegal to attend the inauguration of Senegalese President, Macky Sall, according to a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.
“On the invitation of his host, President Buhari, who is ECOWAS Chairman, will be Special Guest of Honour at the ceremonies to be attended by other African leaders at the Diamniadio Exhibition Centre on Tuesday.
“President Buhari is accompanied by Governors Mohammed Abubakar, Nasir el-Rufai and Tanko Al-Makura of Bauchi, Kaduna and Nasarawa States respectively. Others on the Presidential entourage include the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama; National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd); Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ahmed Rufai, and other top government officials,” the statement explained