By Levinus Nwabughiogu
ABUJA – President Mohammadu Buhari on Friday stated that no level of military and police security alertness could be sufficient for his protection or any other Nigerian if God withdraws His shield from mankind.
The president stated that without God’s protection, no one was save.
Buhari’s religious assertion followed his encounter with a crowd of worshipper many of whom were youth who struggled to get a hold of him at the National Eid Prayer ground in Abuja where he had gone to pray in the early hours of Friday.
Sharing the experience with a delegation of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja residents led by Permanent Secretary of the FCT Ministry, John Chukwu, comprised the National Security Adviser, General Babagaba Monguno (rtd), the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase; among others who were in his residence within the precinct of the Presidential Villa, Abuja to pay him Sallah homage, president Buhari recalled the death of former president of United States, Ronald Reagan, saying that only God protects leaders.
He thanked the people for coming to pay their homage saying they were privileged as residents of FCT.
“I thank you most sincerely for fulfilling the tradition of greetings for whoever occupies this place. I thank you very much for your loyalty to the country, as represented by our institutions and the system