President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his continued committed to the fight against insurgency and other security challenges, economy and agricülure.
President Buhari who disclosed, while speaking during a presidential rally 2019 held at the Radar Square, Maiduguri, said: “In the last four years when I came here, I promised to tackle three things, Security, agricülure and economy. You people can bear witness that the fight against insurgency has been achieved but we will not relent until we completely wipe out Boko Haram”
“In the area of agricülure, in the last two years, we have witnessed bumper harvest. Nigeria no longer import maize or any other crops. Thirdly, we ate fighting corruption and whoever found stealing fund will be prosecuted, while houses and other property confisticated and sold and money taking back to the government treasury”, Buhari added.
He therefore called Nigerians to vote all APC candidates from President down to member state House of Assembly, so that they will provide more dividends of democracy.
Also speaking, the APC leader, Sen. Bola Tinubu said: ” Four years ago, here, I promised you that we are going to return the ship of this country to a right direction. Today, the ship of this country is in the right direction.
“Obasanjo is an expired leader Obasanjo is lying to Nigerians;, you should not believe him because he had expired . We are sweeping the cobwebs of corruption to put the country in right direction. Obasanjo should be retired and made to keep quiet.” the APC leader stated.
He said “who among you who don’t know the Obasanjo’s rigging in 2003. We are going to have free and fair election; Buhari has focus and vision for the nation “.
“No other president is more democratic than Buhari, Obasanjo ruled from 1999 to 2007 but could not actualize the mandate of Chief MKO Avila but Buhari has declared 12th June as democracy Day”, he added.
In. his speech, the national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole said: “We in APC and all Nigerians are with you Mr. President when Boko Haram took over 28 local governments, PDP turned security funds to ATM for funding of campaign”.
“Under the watch of PDP, 28 councils were under the occupation of Boko Haram, as I am speaking to you, no local government is under fringe of Boko. Haram control it is not hoisting their flags. Under the watch of PDP, insurgents burnt down UN building and Force headquarters in. Abuja”, the national chairman said.
He said rigging and do or die politics started during Obasanjo’s government, and assured that APC will win with one-man, one vote and not in Facebook but real vote..
In his welcome address, Governor Kashim Shettima said: “There is no PDP presence in. Borno as all the big wigs including two former Governors, Alhaji Mohammed Goni, Alhaji Mains Maaji, as well as former PDP state chairman Baba Basharu are now in APC ”
“In the last four years, Boko Haram was at the verge of taking over the Borno State capital. And the citizens of Borno were being treated as second class citizens. Buhari has liberated us and this is the right time for reciprocate by voting you hundred per cent. We ate going to give two million votes”, Shettima said.