President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday assured Nigerians that despite the enormous challenges facing the country, Nigeria would be great again.
Buhari, while inaugurating 500 housing units at Kalambaina Housing Estate, Sokoto, said his administration had resolved to overcome all challenges and bring positive change to all Nigerians.
The President said, “Looking forward, despite the enormity of the challenges facing us, we are optimistic that by the grace of God, our nation is destined to achieve greatness.
“Today’s recession is affecting our nation. But we are resolved to overcome challenges, fight corruption and ensure good governance for the benefit of our citizens.”
Buhari also said all the challenges facing the county should be addressed through disciplined and committed leadership.
Also speaking on the 10th anniversary of the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, the President urged traditional rulers and all patriotic Nigerians to continue to work for the peace of the county.
He said, “The 10th anniversary of His Eminence, the Sultan and events of its kind are not simply held for merriment but to provide opportunity for sober reflections.
“I am speaking in the context of the challenges which our dear nation needs to address through exemplary, disciplined and committed leadership in order to accomplish our aspirations for a strong and virile polity that will be a source of pride to present and future generations.”
The ceremony was also attended by former President Olusegun Obasanjo; former Vice President Atiku Abubakar; Senate President Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; several serving and former governors, among others. Punch.ng.com