#Performorresign Ten notable quotes from Buhari’s speech
President Muhammadu Buhari has on Monday, August 21, addressed all Nigerians on the state of the nation.
Buhari who had been on a medical vacation in the United Kingdom, returned back to his country after over 100 days with his doctors in the UK.
While addressing Nigerians in a wide television broadcast, Buhari appreciated Nigerians for their prayers and patrotrism while he was away.
In his Monday’s broadcast to all Nigerians, Galaxy television brings to you ten notable quotes about the president’s new agenda for Nigeria.
Here are the notable quotes from his speech:
- “Nigeria's unity is settled and not negotiable.”
- “We shall not allow irresponsible elements to start trouble and when things get bad they run away and saddle others with the responsibility of bringing back order, if necessary with their blood.”
- “Every Nigerian has the right to live and pursue his business anywhere in Nigeria without let or hindrance.”
- “I believe the very vast majority of Nigerians share this view.”
- “Every group has a grievance. But the beauty and attraction of a federation is that it allows different groups to air their grievances and work out a mode of co-existence.”
- “The national consensus is that, it is better to live together than to live apart.”
- “Terrorists and criminals must be fought and destroyed relentlessly so that the majority of us can live in peace and safety.”
- “We are going to reinforce and reinvigorate the fight not only against elements of Boko Haram which are attempting a new series of attacks on soft targets, kidnappings, farmers versus herdsmen clashes, in addition to ethnic violence fuelled by political mischief makers. We shall tackle them all.”
- “I am charging the Security Agencies not to let the successes achieved in the last 18 months be a sign to relax.”
- “Finally, dear Nigerians, our collective interest now is to eschew petty differences and come together to face common challenges of economic security, political evolution and integration as well as lasting peace among all Nigerians.”