President Muhammadu Buhari says his
administration will not hide anything from
Nigerians in its resolute commitment to restore the
economic fortunes of the country and deliver
prosperity to Nigerians.
Receiving the Northern Christian Leaders Eagles
Eyes Forum at the State House, Abuja on Friday,
President Buhari appealed to the religious leaders
not to lose hope in the unity, stability and progress
of the country.
The President emphasised that the Federal
Government will continue to prioritise the safety of
lives and property, in addition to equipping
Nigerian farmers with the right tools, technology
and techniques to boost agriculture.
“ You must tell your followers the truth about the
country. We have nothing to hide because we have
no other country but Nigeria.
“Tell them to give us a chance to stabilize the
country. Your concern for the security,
unemployment, anti-corruption campaign and the
frequent altercations between herdsmen and
farmers are genuine concerns.
“I know the Ministry of Agriculture and the
Governors Forum are doing a lot to resolve the
lingering crisis between herdsmen and farmers, we
must give them a chance,’’ the President said.
President Buhari thanked the Christian leaders for
their support to the Federal Government’s anti-
corruption campaign and other policies geared
towards reviving the economy.
“It is saddening that some of those who stole from
our national resources put the money in their
“However, it is gratifying that those who stole
money and shared funds meant for the purchase of
arms for our military are regretting their actions and
they will regret more.
“Those caught in corruption will have themselves
to blame,’’ he said.
In his remarks, leader of the Forum, Pastor Aminchi
Habu called on Nigerians to support the President’s
anti-corruption war and his vision to restore the
lost glory of Nigeria.
“In your administration, I see a new Nigeria where
the fear of bribery, corruption and extortion is the
beginning of wisdom.
“ I see a new Nigeria, where tribalism, religion and
ethnicity is no longer a barrier that separates us but
a bond that unites us for a greater tomorrow,’’ he