Breaking: I have paid you back, for voting massively for me – Buhari tells Kaduna, Kano
President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday thanked Kaduna and Kano states for their love during the February 23 presidential election, noting that he has paid back by giving them substantive positions in his council.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari
“Kaduna and Kano are the only two states I gave two key positions in my council. So, i have value your votes and paid you back by given you ministers of environment and finance”, he said.
Talking during a courtesy visit to Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau, at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna, Buhari vowed to do everything in his power to take Nigeria higher.
His phrases, “before you push everything to me, i’m simply reminding you that i will do my best and i will make sure all my new cabinets are up and running for the interest of Nigeria and Nigerians,” he said.
“Kaduna and Kano are the only two states I gave two major positions in my council. So, i have preferred your votes and paid you back by giving you ministers of environment and finance.”
Bear in mind that Buhari garnered 1, 464,768 votes in Kano and 993, 445 votes from Kaduna during the last general elections.
In view of that he appointed Mohammed Mahmoud, from Kaduna and made him the minister of environment, even as Zainab Ahmed, from the same state, was made the minister of finance.
Sabo Nanono from Kano is minister of agriculture even as Bashir Magashi is the minister of defence.