Breaking: “My next four years will be tough” – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has said his following four years in office may be tougher compared to the first.
The president hinted on this on Friday while receiving members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) who were on a congratulatory visit at the council chamber of the State House Presidential Villa, Abuja.
“My last lap of four years, I think is going to be tough. People are very forgetful and that’s why during the campaign I spoke about our cardinal agenda,” he said.
Mr Buhari said he had to constantly remind Nigerians of his pledge to ensure security, a robust economy by providing employment to able-bodied youth and tackling corruption.
Recall that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday declared Mr Buhari the winner of Saturday’s presidential poll.
The elections saw Mr. Buhari polling 15,191,847 to defeat his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP who scored 11,262,978 votes.
Those in attendance a the Friday meeting include the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno and over 20 ministers.
The main point of the meeting was the presentation of congratulatory cards to the president by the SGF and Head of Civil Service of the Federation on behalf of the federal cabinet and the public service.