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I Trust Nigerians will Defend Democracy Against All Threats – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he had no doubt that Nigerians will continue to defend the Democracy against all manners of threats.
Saying that the future of democracy, as a system of government is bright, the President said that as he prepares to leave office in a little over a month, he is satisfied and fulfilled.
President Buhari, who spoke to newsman shortly after observing the Eid prayer, marking the end of the 30-day Ramadan fasting by Muslims, President Buhari said: “Nigerians appreciate the stability of democracy.
“The outcome of the elections, in which more than ten governors failed to make it to the senate sent a clear message that ordinary Nigerians know the power of their votes and how to use it.
“Nigerians cherish democracy. They have shown their love for it and will defend it against real or perceived threats. They will continue to vote one way or the other depending on their preferences.”
President Buhari assured that the May 29th hand over date remains sacrosanct.
“God willing, nothing will stop it,” he added.
On His plans after leaving office, the President said he is fulfilled because God had made it possible for him to serve two terms of four years each and looks forward to an orderly handover.
“I thank God for what He has done for me personally and for what He has enabled us to achieve.
“I am looking forward to returning to my town, to be as far away as I can from Abuja so that the in-coming President will have the time and the space to take decisions without my distracting him.”

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