Buhari: Opposition can’t distract our good work



President Muhammadu Buhari says opposition cannot distract his administration from the good work it is doing for the benefit and development of Nigeria.

He said 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.

Buhari said this when he received some governors of the party accompanied by members of the national and state assemblies.

‘‘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,” Garba Shehu, senior special assistant on media and publicity, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.

‘‘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.”

On the defections within the major political parties, the president said his earlier message to them: ‘‘for those who have decided to change camp for whatever reason, we wish them good luck”.

Rochas Okorocha, leader of the delegation and chairman of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, commended the president for his great efforts in the keeping the nation together through visionary leadership.

He said Buhari had remained focused and unshaken by situations and circumstances, ‘‘it shows that your administration is approved by God”.

Okorocha told the President that ‘‘We are here to encourage you to keep doing what you are doing as Nigerians are very pleased with you”.


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