- Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari has declared total commitment of the people of the state to Muhammadu Buhari presidency
- The governor described President Buhari as a leader without blemish
- He made the comment on Sunday, January 29
Katsina state governor, Aminu Bello Masari has declared total commitment of the people of the state to Muhammadu Buhari presidency.
The governor re-affirmed the wishes of the people at the consultative meeting of the state All Progressives Congress (APC) during the Northwest zonal leadership meeting of the party.
The meeting was held at the presidential lodge in Katsina on Sunday, January 29, Leadership reports.
Governor Masari said the president is the person to beat come 2019 in Katsina state, adding that Buhari is a leader without blemish.
His words: “Luckily enough, our members in the National Assembly are here. For the record, our support and loyalty to President Muhammadu Buhari from Katsina is 100 per cent.
“Let it be very clear, whether you are in position of governance or in the NASS or in business or in the civil service but you are representing the people of Katsina, this is our position. National Vice Chairman, thank you for giving us this opportunity.”
“Everybody knows our leader; he doesn’t need any polishing either in Nigeria or outside. He had opportunity when he was young and he did not abuse it. So, how can you expect him to abuse the trust at his later years of life?”
The governor urged Nigerians to give the president maximum cooperation to tackle the challenges confronting the country.
“The last eight years were the worst years in Nigerian history. Plundering, insecurity and insincerity. We were heading for a very terrible end then Allah in his infinite mercy intervened through this change.
“So, those who lost out are not going to fold their hands and anybody who thinks they are going to fold their hands is joking. And the transition from bad to good carries with it sacrifices and pains. In the process of pains, a mischievous person who lost out can easily incite people against you,” he said.
Meanwhile, Masari's government recently gave amnesty to several ex-cattle rustlers who surrendered their weapons in Katsina state.
97 AK47 rifles, 213 dane guns and 28,000 animals were recovered from the repentant rustlers.