28th January, 2023
The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) Presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Saturday bares his mind again on President Muhammadu Buhari.
He spoke during his presidential campaign in Zamfara State.
According to him, there is no friction between him and Buhari, saying his support for the president is unalloyed and enduring.
Tinubu said “I have supported President Buhari even before his first day in office. I will continue to be his supporter and friend after his last day in office.”
He said President Buhari is leading the nation with courage and selflessness.
“He tackled the problems other leaders ran from. He has earned a place in history that cannot be denied.
“I have said this before and will say it again now: when the true history of this moment is written, President Buhari shall be treated very kindly because of his contributions to the nation,” he said.
Tinubu attacked the opposition, saying their vision for Nigeria is the vision of one who cannot see.
”They seek to enrich themselves by making you poor. They want to eat everything so that you might go hungry. They want to own everything but leave you with nothing.
“We stand here today to affirm that our vision for a greater Nigeria will triumph over their blind vision for a broken Nigeria. Remember, where there is blind vision, there is also blind ambition.
“We will not allow their selfish games to overtake you. President Buhari has done his part to free Nigeria from their mean grip. Now we must do our part by freeing you from the selfish plans they have for you and our beloved land.
“Do not let those others fool you into returning to the past where you had no hope and had no say regarding the life you shall live and the future you shall enter. The APC remains the best and only hope for a more prosperous and peaceful nation,” he said.
According to him, Buhari and Governor Bello Matawalle had been doing their best to end the banditry problem, pledging to consolidate on the gains recorded.
“If Allah blesses us to win this election, we will not relent until we beat this problem. My running mate has battled Boko Haram. As governor of Lagos, I too have fought kidnappers and violent criminals. We will use our experience and our vision to defeat the wrongdoers.
“My security plan will empower all branches of security forces. There will be more personnel and we shall improve their ability to identify, pursue and stop the evil – doers. We will use modern air and ground technology to trace and capture these criminals.”