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Nigerians expectations from President-elect, Buhari

He should bring back our refineries – Adekunle Adebesin, civil servant

The President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, will liberate Nigerians from our sufferings. Some  Nigerians believe he should probe most of the corrupt leaders, but I think he should concentrate on restructuring the system, especially the executive arm of  government. He should see to the construction of refineries and resuscitate  abandoned refineries. Adebesin

Buhari’s military experience is a plus for the country – Stephen Adenayajo, printer

Gen. Buhari will transform the country in the next four years. His experience as a military ruler is a plus in the present situation of the country, especially in combating  Boko Haram. We want a safe country where  we can sleep with our two eyes closed.

Provide  for the aged — Babatunde Afonboye, mechanic

BabatundeThe new administration should invest in our agricultural sector. Many farmers are old and suffering in many villages. I also want him to work on making provisions for the aged. President Jonathan led administration favored only the rich.

He should implement confab report – Semiu Adetayo, a civil servant

Gen. Muhammadu Buhari is a man of integrity. He is the best man for  the country at this point in time. However, the first thing expected of him is to learn from the mistakes of President  Goodluck Jonathan.

The President had good intentions for the masses but was negatively influenced by the people around him. The President-elect should implement the reports from the National Confab immediately he assumes office. Also, reducing pump price will also better the economy. I believe General Buhari will take Nigeria to greater heights.

He should provide employment – Bunmi Aregbesola, businessman

The President-elect once said he was concerned about  the scandalous level of unemployment of millions of young Nigerians, the poor security situation in the country, corruption and the impunity in  government. All these should be his priorities when he assumes office.

He should probe the past  administration – Bukky Adeeyo, an actress


He is the best man for the job. Besides, he has capable hands to work with him. I  just hope he doesn’t  follow the wrong steps of his predecessors. Also, he should not go after  the past administrations but work on how to serve his fatherland better.

We need a new Nigeria –  Johnson Oyenekan, marketing representative

Nigerians were yearning  for change. Also, I  learned he is one of the ex-leaders who rejected the N3million monthly offer by the Jonathan administration. We want a new Nigeria, where an average Nigerian can afford  three square meal a day.

Please bring back Chibok girls – Christiana Ewah, secretary

The President-elect should look into the rise of dollars. This has affected our economy even in the global market. Many politicians also used the Chibok girls to campaign for votes. Going by his antecedent as a disciplined soldier, I believe he is the kind of leader Nigeria needs now.

He should build affordable houses – Adekunle Wasiu, petrol attendant

I want the President-elect to work on the legacy of Alhaji Lateef Jakande by building affordable houses  for the masses. Many families in Nigeria sleep in a room apartment. Again, he should work on our private schools because the cost of sending our kids to private schools is alarming.


Set up a team of economists – Bukola Kajero, estate consultant

The President elect has what it takes to govern  a complex country like Nigeria. Some people see him as an old man but I believe age is a number. However, he should set up a team of economists to revive our  economy. He is an administrator,  not an autocrat as some people perceived.

He will fulfill his promises – Mary Adufe, an actress


I am  happy my dream leader won the election.

He’s  the right person because he has zero tolerance for corruption. He knows the best for Nigeria. He’s a rare leader in this era  and I believe he will fulfill all his promises.

Probe every corrupt leader – Ogun Fagade, businessman

He should concentrate on building more prisons, ensure maximum  security in our prisons and probe every corrupt leader in the country.

Transparency and credibility should be his watchword – Barry Imafidon

Going through Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s biography and pedigree during his military regime, he appears to be an honest man . I expect him to fight corruption to the barest minimum Transparency and creditability should be his watchword . He is an aged man and I feel  he’s going to be slow in decision making. I also have a strong belief that he his going to work without Godfathers as presumed by some people.

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