8 May 2019

Nigeria: I'll Not Let Nigerians Down - Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said he will not let Nigerians down in providing effective and result-oriented leadership that safeguard and ensures a better life for citizens, assuring that he is conscious of the weight of responsibility on his shoulders.

Speaking after attending the daily Tafsir (Quranic interpretations) marking the month of Ramadan fast at the State House Mosque, President Buhari said the reality of his office weighs heavily on his mind at all times, and he will keep working to deliver improved life for all Nigerians.

A statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu said "the President said he knows what to do, and will not fail Nigerians.

President Buhari expressed gratitude to all Nigerians for the opportunity to serve a second term in office. He said their expectations for giving him the mandate would be met.

"The expectations of Nigerians will be met. I will not let them down. I will continue to do my best," he said.

The President reiterated his earlier message on the occasion of Ramadan to Nigerians that discipline should be the watchword of every citizen. He said the fasting period also provides good opportunity for charity.

In his remarks, Chief Imam of the Mosque, Sheik Abdulwaheed Sulaiman gave thanks to Almighty Allah for allowing the general elections to take place peacefully throughout the country. He called for repentance and prayers to curtail the current security challenges confronting the nation. He said the security incidents are a test from God.

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