Buhari Visits Adamawa On A Thank You Tour


The President elect, General Muhammadu Buhari has promised to be fair
to all irrespective of religious or the ethnic divide.

General Buhari who was in Yola on a thank you visit to Adamawa people
for overwhelming voting him to power took a look at those who were in
his entourage and told the audience that despite their closeness to
him, it does not mean they will have their way.

The President Elect, also restated that the task of  nation building
that lies before the incoming administration is enormous and therefore
requires  the cooperation and understanding of all Nigerians
,irrespective of party affiliations.

According to him, the Nigerian system has been so bastardized that it
requires a lot of sacrifice of all to overturn the trend.

The President Elect called on the elites in the country to join hands
with him, stressing that being a President will not work without the
cooperation, understanding of the citizenry.

Buhari also spoke about the role the education sector will play in the
development of the society, promising that the sector will be accorded
due recognition by his government so as to reduce to the barest
minimum the illiteracy level in the country.

He thanked the people of Adamawa State for the unflinching support his
party received during the presidential election, and urged them to
extend the same gesture during the governorship and states House of
Assembly election on Saturday.

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John
Oyegun, in his speech declared that the victory of the President Elect
at the polls and off sitting the incumbent government were the
beginning of series of revolutions that would take place in APC
controlled Federal Government.

He described Buhari as an apostle of the desired change, and Nigerians
should support him in all his efforts to make a turn around in the

While thanking Adamawa citizens for overwhelmingly voting for Buhari,
the Oyegun appealed to them to replicate the gesture in the April 11
governorship and House of Assembly elections ,adding that he expected
nothing less than 25 seats in the legislative elections.

Also speaking, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar solicited
for special attention by the incoming administration to the North-East
sub region owing to the devastation of the region by Boko Haram
insurgents and the underdevelopment that has plagued the region over
the years.

Abubakar promised that the feat achieved by the APC in the North East
during the presidential election will be repeated at the governorship
and state House of Assembly elections.

In a related development wife of the President elect Hajiya Aisha
Buhari was also in Yola to thank the women folk for voting her husband
to power, she also paid a condolence visit to the home of Adamawa
State Governor where she sympathized with the family of Nggilari over
the death of the Governor Mother.

Adamawa State top politicians also decamped to the APC. Among them are
Deputy Senate Leader, Jonathan Zwingina, former Minister of State for
Foreign Affairs ,Dr Aliyu Idi Hong, Alhaji Sadiq Haskell, Senators
Bello Tukur, Senator Barata among others.



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