The focus of the #Presidentialmediachat this evening was on the upcoming elections and the security issues surrounding postponing the elections. He said it was not only security that cause the shift in date, he referred to Lagos where he said only 38% have their PVCs, maeaning that many will not be able to vote.
On Boko Haram, he said he had meetings with the President of Chad and he said before he can send troops to Nigeria, the AU have to be involved. He also said Boko Haram doesn't necessarily have to be completely wiped out before elections are conducted. He also said taking over the territories captured by Boko Haram does not mean that the group have been wiped out. Watch the video below and some quotes from the president.
. The number of wrong information shared to the people is very sad, Especially to the young people to influence their decision
. I will conduct free and fair elections and if I lose I will be happy to go home. -
. A thief should be called a thief, Someone is incompetent at work they say he is 'Corrupt'. Let's use words that correlate.
. If the 3 arms of Government don't come together to tackle corruption; The whole country ll be humiliated"
. People are playing politics with the case of the Chibok Girls and this is Most Unfortunate.
. I am not just gunning to be president; I am also ensuring that we protect the state and ensure peace"
. Buhari remains Buhari, The only change is the key actors around him.
. I thank Nigerians for coping despite all the challenges, we must not destroy our country because of our political ambition