Victor Akinkuolie Ado-Ekiti
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that whoever would take over from him should build on the successes recorded by his administration as a way of taking the country to a greater height.
The President said he has been able to deliver on the campaign promises he made to Nigerians when he was soliciting for their votes in 2015.
Buhari who spoke at the weekend during the 7th convocation ceremony of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, noted that he had delivered in the areas of economy, insecurity and fight against corruption.
He said that his campaign promises was based on enhancing economy, improving security and anti-corruption fight, noting that he was fulfilled that huge successes were recorded in this three fundamental issues.
He said that though the country has not reached its eldorado, his government has set Nigeria on irreversible paths of greatness through the implementation of masses-centric policies.
He said, “Let me remind us all that my campaign to become president in 2015 was built on the promise to improve the security strengthen economy and combat corruption. It is with immense gratitude to Almighty Allah that I make a bold to say that we have delivered on the three promises.
“At my inauguration, the country was practically under the siege of terrorism and other forms of insecurity. With every sense of responsibility, I state boldly that war against terrorism has been fought and won as all the territories lost to the these groups have been reclaimed. And terrorism in Nigeria today is breathing its last breath.
“It is also noteworthy that under my watch Nigeria rose from the brackish waters of near-economic collapse to become acknowledged as the largest economy on the African continent. This is no mean feat. It is not a given. It can only be the result of well-orchestrated developmental plan.
He added that his administration, apart from the three fundamental areas, has revamped the education sector through increased funding for human capital and infrastructural development.
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