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Opposition cannot distract us –- Buhari



Opposition cannot distract us –- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the combined efforts of defectors and
their backers in the opposition will not distract his administration from the good work it is doing for the benefit and development of Nigeria.

Opposition cannot distract us –- Buhari
Buhari said this when he received five state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who paid him Sallah homage at his country home, Daura, Katsina State.
According to him, the ruling APC government has the full understanding
of Nigeria’s challenges and is encouraged by the support of Nigerians in addressing them.
‘‘We are always encouraged when all our constituents are happy with
the work we are doing and our genuine efforts to make sure that what
we campaigned for in 2015 is still very much in our minds and we have
not lost focus.
‘‘In terms of security, economy and the fight against corruption, we
have maintained focus.
“Even the opposition, with all their resources, cannot fault our
identification of Nigeria’s priorities and the efforts being made to
better them.
‘‘We will continue to do what we ought to do in the leadership
position God has placed us and we thank the constituents for the
On the defections within the major political parties, the president
reiterated his earlier message to them, saying ‘‘for those who have
decided to change camp for whatever reason, we wish them good luck.’’
In his remarks, the leader of the delegation and Chairman of the
Progressive Governors Forum, Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, commended
the president for his efforts in the keeping the nation together
through visionary leadership.
He noted that Buhari had remained focused and unshaken by situations
and circumstances, adding: ‘‘it shows that your administration is
approved by God.
‘‘We are here to encourage you to keep doing what you are doing as
Nigerians are very pleased with you.
‘‘We also want to inform you that we had wonderful and peaceful
Eid-el-Kabir celebration across the country because of security of
lives and property you have guaranteed in our nation.’’
Okorocha was accompanied by the Governors of Katsina, Kebbi, Kano and
Niger states.
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