By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that he was conscious of the weight of responsibilities placed on his shoulders by Nigerians and promised not to let the people down.
President Buhari also promised to provide effective and result-oriented leadership that would safeguards and ensures a better life for citizens.
Speaking after attending the daily Tafsir (Quranic interpretations) marking the month of Ramadhan fast at the State House Mosque, President Buhari said the reality of his office weighs heavily on his mind at all times, adding that he would keep working to deliver an improved life to Nigerians.
The President in a statement y his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu said he knows what to do, and will not fail Nigerians.
President Buhari expressed gratitude to all Nigerians for the opportunity to serve a second term in office. He said their expectations for giving him the mandate will be met.
“The expectations of Nigerians will be met. I will not let them down. I will continue to do my best,” he said.
The President reiterated his earlier message on the occasion of Ramadhan to Nigerians that discipline should be the watch word of every citizen. He advised citizens to use the fasting period to reflect and be more constructive in purpose by promoting harmony.
He said the fasting period also provides good opportunity for charity.
In his remarks, Chief Imam of the Mosque, Sheik Abdulwaheed Sulaiman gave thanks to Almighty Allah for allowing the general election to take place peacefully throughout the country. He called for repentance and prayers to avert the current security challenges confronting the nation.
He said the security incidents are a test from God.