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President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed his vow to deal with criminal elements undermining the security of lives and property in the country while reiterating that every part of Nigeria is carried along in his government.
The President stated this at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, during an event identified as the Progressive Youths Conference organised by the All Progressives Congress national leadership.
While advising Nigerian Youths not to allow themselves to be used to instigate crisis, Buhari pointed out that his administration has continued to give every section of the country a sense of belonging through the spread of projects infrastructural development, and federal appointments.
According to him: ‘So far, all the policies initiatives, projects and even appointments by this administration has been guided by equity and inclusiveness. There is actually no part of the country that has not been impacted positively in the areas of infrastructure, agriculture, and economic support initiatives, based on the peculiarities of the regions.
‘As you are all aware, we are currently dealing with some internal security challenges and I will like to reassure you that as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, no effort will be spared in tackling them.
‘As I have repeatedly said in recent weeks, every criminal element that has taken up arms against the peace of the country and its citizens will be brought to book accordingly.’
Buhari also appealed to the youth to continue to keep faith in the country.
‘Never despair, nor relent in our joint task of nation-building. Remember, we have no other country but Nigeria. It is the responsibility of every one of us to work towards the development and advancement of this country.’
Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Committee/ Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni said the party has always believed in the youth and cultivate them to contribute their quota in nation-building.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK