My 2nd term in office will be tough - Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari who was reelected as Nigeria’s president in the just concluded presidential and parliamentary election in the country revealed that his second term in office will be tough.
He did not give much information about who he was directing the statement to but he said that Nigerians are very forgetful, especially with the fact that he spoke about his governments cardinal agenda to them during campaigns.
He could be alluding to his determination to fight corruption, as that has been his tenet since he came to power in 2015.
Buhari made the statement when members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) paid him a congratulatory visit on Friday.
Vanguard report says among those present at the meeting were the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, (SGF) Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno and over 20 ministers.
In his words, Buhari said, “My last lap of four years, I think is going to be tough. People are very forgetful and that’s why during the campaign, I spoke about our cardinal agenda.”
President Buhari was declared winner of the election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Wednesday after he polled 15,191,847 to thrash his major challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who polled 11,262,978 votes.