President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he would go back to his country home, Daura in Katsina state to settle down after his second term as president.
President Buhari won his reelection bid under the All Progressives Congress, APC, party by polling 15,191,847 to defeat his major opponent, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who polled 11,262,978 votes.
Buhari, gave the statement in Abuja when he received some traditional rulers under the aegis of National Council of Traditional Rulers at the Presidential Villa, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, revealed.
Buhari, according to Mr. Shehu, said this is his “Second and final term, at the end of which I will, God willing, go to Daura and settle down.”
Buhari also told the traditional rulers to continue to support his government especially in its fight against corruption and terrorism, saying no government can successfully do well without the support from the traditional rulers who relate directly with the people at the grassroots.
According to him, “You know all the families who harbour criminals and you know those who produce respectable individuals.
“You know the weaknesses of our society. We need your support to consolidate our achievements”
“What we need now is your support. No government can serve creditably without your support. We will always count on your support.”