Defections won’t distract us from developing Nigeria, Buhari insist

By Olayinka Ajayi
President Buhari

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has said efforts of defectors and their backers in the opposition will not distract his administration from developing of Nigeria.

Speaking in his home town in Daura, Katstina state, Buhari stressed that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has the full understanding of Nigeria’s challenges and is encouraged by the support of Nigerians in addressing them.

The President spoke at a lunch with some APC Governors accompanied by some members of the National and State assemblies and commissioners.

“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 support,” he said.

Adding:“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, Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State said :“it shows that your administration is approved by God. we are here to charge you to keep doing what you are doing as Nigerians are pleased with you.

Okorocha was however accompanied by the Governors of Katsina, Kebbi, Kano and Niger States.

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