From. Sadiq Abubakar Maiduguri
The Shehu of Borno HRH Alhaji Abubakar Garbai Ibn Umar El Kanemi has yesterday Monday appealed to the APC 2015 Presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd ) to complete all the Federal roads projects, Biu dam water project, and Lake Chad Basin oil exploration if elected know power by Nigerians as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He also urged Buhari to connect Borno state to national grid and bring to an end the five years BOKO Haram insurgency in the state and northeast sub region of the country which has been under the state of emergency rule and frequent attacks by the insurgents.
The Royal father who stated this Monday when the APC Presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari paid him a courtesy call at his palace further advised the presidential candidate to ensure a violent free election at the polls while assuring Buhari the traditional institutions in the are royal testers and blessings out ting out that the major problem of the state for now is the insurgency hoping it will soon come to an end.
Responding, the APC presidential candidate General Muhammadu Buhari assured the Royal father his unflinching support and assistance in returning peace back to the state and resuscitation of the ailing federal projects and establishment in the state with a view to cushion the hardships the people of Borno are suffering.
Buhari also assured that his administration if voted into power will definitely address corruption and bring to book all those who are guilty of corruption.
He pledged to tackle insecurity in the country generally and improve on agricultural production of the nation, revive the oil industry and create job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths who have graduated and can not find job.
While at the presidential rally ground although the mammoth crowd could not allow Buhari to speak audibly to the hearing of the people as it took him over an hour to drive from Maiduguri international airport to the Shehu’s palace which is just 10 minutes drive and over 30 minutes from the Shehu’s palace to the Ramat square venue of the presidential rally which is just 3 minutes drive due to the crowd that blocked all the roads, Buhari expressed his gratitude and appreciation to the people that turned out enmass to welcome him to Maiduguri.
He assured the people of Borno that if elected he will end up the BOKO Haram insurgency by tackling insecurity first in office and return peace to Borno and the country at large.
The APC Presidential candidate who could not hide his tears of joy and appreciation to the people for the wonderful reception accorded him, he promised to do everything possible within his powers if elected to improve on the living condition of the people of Nigeria.
He also assured that the Chibok school girls issue will be addressed honestly and all those behind their abduction will face the wrath of the law.
Later General Buhari commissioned multiple billion naira Legacy Garden Storey building housing estates in Bulunkutu area of Maiduguri along Jos-Kano road, Medical Doctors Storey building housing estates at Gidan Madara area and Children Ultra modern hospital at Ruwan Zafi area initiated and constructed by Governor Kashim Shettima before leaving Maiduguri for Abuja.