President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration is working round the clock to promote a steady economy and security regardless of the ongoing defection of some members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to another party.
Buhari stated this on Monday at the Joint ECOWAS /ECCAS Summit , and the 53 rd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Lome, Togo.
The number one citizen of Nigeria said that the their major concern remains the safety of Nigerians most especially the farmers who have been displaced in some states in Nigeria.
“I assure you that we are making progress in security as some displaced farmers are returning to their farms . We will continue to work very hard for our dear country ,” he stressed.
“I am not bothered about the defections . Ordinary Nigerians have developed confidence in us and are defending us . I assure you, majority of Nigerians back home are appreciative of our efforts .”
The governors of Cross River and Niger states ; ministers of Foreign Affairs , Defence and Interior ; Minister of State , Industry , Trade and Investment; National Security Adviser; Chief of Defence Staff ; Director – General, National Intelligence Agency ; and the governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria were among top government officials who accompanied the President to his first official engagement on arrival in Lome ahead of the Joint ECOWAS /ECCAS Summit , and the 53 rd Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government , among others.
By Augustine Akhilomen