By Abdulwaheed Usamah,
As part of assuring citizens that Federal Government is not relent curbing threat to life and property, President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his adminitsration’s commitment towards fight against insurgency in the country, particularly in Northern part of the country including Kano State.
Buhari stated that the FG was also committed to the fight against corruption and that Kano, which was known as commercial hub of the northern Nigeria, has been paralysed by the Boko Haram insurgency.
Speaking during a two-day visit to Kano yesterday, hinted that before the insurgency, dozens of articulated vehicles,from different states in the north trooped into Kano to buy goods and that activities of the insurgents paralysed socio-economic activities of the state
The president assured that with the steps taken of his administration towards decimating Boko Haram insurgency, the state would soon restore its commercial glory.
He affirmed that his administration’s aim was to fight against corruption, insrugents and restore ecoomic of the nation which was at state of comatose.
“Our administration is committed to pursuing the three-point agenda: the fight against corruption, insurgency and restoring the economy.
According to him, Security is one of my top priorities and the government cannot measure the loss caused by Boko Haram to the northeast region and by extension to Kano State.
“But we are now on top of the situation. As you can witness that peace is being restored in the northeastern region and other areas in the north,” he said.
He described Kano state as his support base since he ventured into politics in 2002, just as he expressed satisfaction on the state’s unflinching support often extended towards him.
In his remarks, the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, commended Buhari’s restless commitment on wellbeing of the nation, just as he assured him of the Emirate’s continuous support to his administration.
He restated the commitment of the emirate council to continue to give useful and meaningful suggestions to the presidency through a proper channel.