President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has what it takes to guarantee the progress of education, education and security in the country.
Buhari, therefore, urged all eligible voters in Yobe and the northeastern part of the country to ensure that his party’s presidential candidate, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is elected in the forthcoming general elections.
Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman said the president was speaking at the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign rally at August 27 Stadium in Damaturu, Yobe, on Tuesday..
According to him, following the victory against terrorists in the region, the APC-led government is more than ever before motivated to defeat whoever threatens the unity of Nigeria.
The president, who addressed the mammoth crowd in Hausa language, recounted how Boko Haram inflicted damage on the people, their property and the economy, before their decimation by Nigeria Armed Forces and security agencies.
He emphasised the need for education in countering the despicable ideology of Boko Haram.
“Make sure you send your children to school and make them understand that whatever you have in this world can be taken away from you except the knowledge you have.
‘‘I was an orphan; I did not know my father. I spent nine years in a boarding school and because of education, I was enlisted into the Nigerian Army.
‘‘I want you to strengthen your faith, try your best to uphold the children and family God has entrusted to you. Do not betray that trust,” the president told parents and guardians in Yobe.
Buhari tasked the party’s standard bearers in the forthcoming general elections to ensure good governance when elected and not to disappoint the electorate.
He remarked that the governing party has done its utmost in the last eight years at the federal level and will continue to ensure the progress, prosperity and stability of Nigeria.