The Presidency on Tuesday, stated that majority of Nigerians were still in love with President Muhammadu Buhari.
It also added that Buhari was fulfilling his campaign promises to Nigerians, particularly in the area of job creation, security and anti-corruption.
The statement was issued by the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, while receiving a delegation of Northern Youths Initiative for Peace and Good Governance in Abuja.
Adesina urged Nigerians to keep faith with Buhari administration’s commitment to take Nigeria to the promise land.
“I am glad that majority of Nigerians are still with President Buhari.
“The excitement and jubilation, around the country, that greeted his return to Nigeria recently is a clear testimony of the love, confidence and belief, which Nigerians have in his leadership.
“We are witnessing a positive turn around in the economy, agriculture, the fight against corruption, job creation and I am very confident that President Buhari will lead Nigeria to the Promised Land before the mandate given to him by Nigerians elapses in 2019,’’ Adesina said.
Adesina who also received the Sardauna Leadership Award, Icon of Societal Transformation, thanked the group for honouring him. He noted that Buhari’s integrity and personality motivated him to serve in government.
In his own remark, the President of the Northern Youths Initiative, Comrade Muhammadu Abubakar, said that; “We northern youths, under the aegis of Northern Youth Initiative for Peace and Good Governance, honour you as Garkuwan Matasan Arewa (the shield of Northern Youths) for your invaluable contribution to the country and inspiring role to the upcoming generation,” he said.