President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, took to Twitter this morning to show appreciation to Nigerians and her family’s well-wishers all over the world, for their continuous prayer and support during her husbands medical vacation in London.
You will recall that the nation’s president arrived Nigeria from UK where he was receiving medical attention for an undisclosed ailment, on Saturday, 19th of August, hail and healthy (read here).
See her tweets below..
”As we welcome our dear President back home, I am grateful to Nigerians and well wishers all over the world for their continuous prayers and support. May God continue to guide and bless us all and our dear country Nigeria.”
Also this morning, the president gave his return speech at 7 am (local time) in a live broadcast (read here) thanking God for returning home safely and also everyone for their prayers.
In the speech, he expressed his happiness to be back saying, ‘I am so glad to be home’.
”The national consensus is that, it is better to live together than to live apart. After I joined partisan politics, the late Chief Emeka Ojukwu came and stayed as my guest in my hometown Daura.
Over two days we discussed in great depth till late into the night and analysed the problems of Nigeria. We both came to the conclusion that the country must remain one and united. I am charging the security agencies not to let the successes achieved in the last 18 months be a sign to relax.
Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly so that the majority of us can live in peace and safety. “Therefore we are going to reinforce and reinvigorate the fight not only against; Elements of Boko Haram which are attempting a new series of attacks on soft targets.
Kidnappings, farmers versus herdsmen clashes, in addition to ethnic violence fuelled by political mischief makers. We shall tackle them all, he promised.
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