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I will not disappoint Nigerians, says Buhari

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Muhammadu Buhari, has reiterated his administration’s deter­mination to tackle socio-eco­nomic challenges confronting the , stressing that he would not disappoint Nigerians and doing everything possible to ameliorate their hardship.

Buhari made the declaration while addressing members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during a rally in Dutse, Jigawa State capital Tuesday as of activities of his two-day working visit to Jigawa.

The second term-seeking admitted that he was aware of the hardship faced by people as a result of the eco­nomic crunch and hike in prices of essential commodities, not­ing that his government was taking proactive measures to  tackle them.

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According to him, the fed­eral government has stopped the importation of rice to en­courage the local encourage local production and empower  farmers. He thanked the gov­ernment and people of Jigawa for their warm reception and to the administration.

In his remarks, Gov. Muham­mad Badaru of Jigawa State reminded the people that Presi­dent Buhari had been doing his best, adding that the economy of the was in a mess when he (Buhari) took over.

Badaru said as of his contribution, the state govern­ment would continue to em­bark on projects that would impact positively on the lives of the people. “Recently, we introduced social security al­lowances of between N50,000 to N100,000 in all political wards to cater for immediate problems of people before ap­proaching the government for intervention,” he said.

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He said these problems in­cluded minor repairs of bore­holes and medication, among others. The said that the present administration would continue to remain fo­cused in line policies and programmes of the Federal government.(NAN)

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