ACF, Atiku Abubakar, Tambuwal, welcome Buhari

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has hailed the return of President Muhammadu Buhari. The President arrived Nigeria on Saturday after 103 days in London

Atiku, via his twitter account, wrote: “Welcome back,@NGRPresident@MBuhari. Wishing you good health to fulfill the promises to Nigeria”.

On his part, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal urged Nigerians not to relent in their prayers for President Buhari.

In a statement issued by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, Tambuwal thanked all those who have prayed for the President’s safe return, and called for more prayers to enable him discharge his responsibilities.

“We have prayed in the past and we will continue our prayers. The President is holding the mandate of Nigerians as such we will continue to pray for him and his deputy to ensure they execute the mandate successfully,” he added.

He said the people and government of Sokoto state have rejoiced in the good news of the President’s return, and expressed confidence that the country will continue on its positive trajectory.

Similarly, the Arewa Consultative Forum expressed delight at the president’s return.

In a statement by its spokesman, Muhammed Ibrahim Biu, ACF described Buhari’s home coming as a heartwarming development, which has restored hope and confidence in the minds of Nigerians.

“Mr. President’s home coming has restored hope and confidence in the minds of Nigerians.

“ACF therefore commends Nigerians for their persistent prayers and good wishes for President Buhari’s good health and safe return to continue with the good work he and his team are doing.

“Now that President Buhari is home and healthy, ACF urges Nigerians to continue to pray to Almighty Allah, to give Mr. President courage and wisdom to tackle the numerous challenges now confronting the country.

“Issues of insecurity, the economy, hate speeches and songs, blind agitations for secession, corruption and political gangsterism are threatening the peace, unity and corporate existence of the nation.

“Although, the Acting President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo did his best in handling the challenges, there is the need to deploy all constitutional powers at the disposal of the President to deal with the situation.

”Nigerians now expects the President to effect real changes with vigor to meet up with their aspirations,” he added.

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