Buhari in Adamawa, pledges to fight corruption, Boko Haram

Muhammadu Buhari at the APC Presidential campaign in Yola, Adamawa

Security personnel battled for several hours on Sunday in Yola, Adamawa State, to control the huge crowd of supporters who trooped out to receive the All Progressives Congress’ presidential campaign train.

From the Yola International Airport, major roads, streets and the Ribadu Square, venue of the campaign, the crowd sang, danced and waved their broom as the party’s flag-bearer, Muhammadu Buhari, his running mate Yemi Osinbajo, the APC National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and other bigwigs drove past.

Although the plane carrying Mr. Buhari and his team landed at the airport at about 2:30p.m., it took them almost two hours to reach the palace of the Lamido Adamawa, the venue of the event , a distance of less than 10 kilometres.

From the Lamido’s palace, the APC leaders moved to the Ribadu Square at about 4:47 p.m., throwing the arena into a frenzy, with the crowd hailing Mr. Buhari.

The APC presidential candidate told the party supporters that there was so much desperation in the Peoples Democratic Party’s camp to win the election and urged the people not to allow the party have its way.
According to him any vote for PDP would ruin Nigeria’s future.

“We should not allow PDP to ride on our back again,” Mr. Buhari said. “PDP has failed us in its 16-year rule.
People are in dire need of change. The most important thing is that you should vote. Make sure you get your permanent voter cards and on the Election Day you come out and make sure you vote and that your vote counts.

“If you allow the PDP any chance to continue to run this country, you are ruining yourselves and you are ruining your country.”

He pledged to address the problems of corruption, unemployment and insecurity if voted into office.

“Our government will bring to an end the menace of Boko Haram terror that is plaguing the society. Nigerians are turning into refugees in their country,” he said. “What we save from the fight against corruption and leakages, we will invest heavily in education, infrastructure, equipment, and teachers. The best we can do for our generation and future generation is to give them qualitative and quantitative education. An APC government throughout the country definitely will do that.”

Atiku described the PDP-led government in the country as wicked and callous, adding that it destroyed the country.

“PDP days are numbered,” Atiku said. “People want change and it has come with APC on board.”

He said February 14 was a day of destiny for Nigerians.

“The Lord God Almighty will help us that day to change the destiny of Nigeria forever,” he said. “Whenever something like that is about to happen, whenever destiny is about to be changed, you will find that there are some who do not want it to happen. That is why they want to postpone the election. Your destiny will not be postponed God willing.”


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  • Johnson Omale

    Atiku, thank you for that powerful prayers and I say ‘Amen’ February 14, 2015 is really a day of destiny.
    All well meaning Nigerians must stand up and let’s make that day a destiny change.

  • Buror 1

    in FeBuhari we stand. come February 14 2015 Nigerians will come out en masse to vote Buhari as le President du Nigeria

  • Abdullahi Abba Bukar

    Nigerians needs a leader that will secure their lives and properties not the one that always stand smiling when thousands are being kill.

  • sir Oscie

    Time for CHANGE is now…
    Vote wisely Nigerians! Support and Vote APC for CHANGE and BETTER LIFE for all.

  • Elis Davia

    Buhari does not know what
    corruption means and how to fight it. He became Nigeria’s Head of State through
    the corruption of a coup d’état

    • glo

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  • anneedu

    You don’t know how to spell corruption not talk of the definition let alone fighting it

    • glo

      Bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla

  • warry

    All he can say is I’ll fight corruption. That is cheap blackmail. Where is the corruption ? Was NNPC probed when he was petroleum minister and Head of state? What of the PTF probe. His contesting this election is the mother of all corruption. He can’t talk to Nigerians for more than 2 mins and he is being shielded from Nigerians in an open debate to be drilled by Nigerians all alone.

    • glo

      Bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla. …..

  • henry angelo

    >Before 1999, Tinubu had none of these:
    >1. Oriental Hotel
    >2. Falomo Shopping Complex
    >3. First Nation Airline
    >4. Lekki Concession Company
    >5. Apapa Amusement Park
    >6. Maiyegun Land Project
    >7. De Nation
    >8. Renaissance Hotel
    >9. Tejuoso Market (Joint ownership)
    >10. Ikeja Shopping Mall
    >11. TV Continental
    >12. Converted Lagos Poly land for TVC
    >13. Owned NNPC Office building in Lagos
    >14. Radio Continental
    >15. Owned School of Nursing building in Lagos
    >16. Tax Collector of Lagos State (Alpha Beta)
    >17. Wife is a member of the National Assembly
    >18. Son-in-law is a member of the National
    >Assembly
    >19. Daughter is the President-General of Market
    >Women Association in Lagos
    >20. N4 billion government financed property for self
    >at Queens Drive, Lagos.
    >Tinubu acquired all of the above and many more
    >not listed after he became Governor of Lagos
    >State, first in 1999 and won his second term in
    >2003. He remains Governor Emeritus of Lagos,
    >controlling the State’s treasury through his protege
    >Governor Fashola.
    >He is greedy and may forfeit all, if he doesn’t play
    >ball. You read me right, people! He may lose
    >everything if he declines to play ball with President
    >Jonathan.
    >Everyone knows Tinubu abandoned his party’s
    >candidate, Nuhu Ribadu to support the PDP
    >candidate in 2011. Yoruba, however, did not really
    >buy into his support for Jonathan in 2011. We just
    >voted Goodluck because we were against Gambari.
    >Ribadu and Buhari being Gambari did not just cut it
    >for the Yoruba at the time and even more so now.
    >Yet, not many of you still recollect Atiku’s interview
    >shortly after he was defeated by Yar’Adua in 2007.
    >According to the Turaki of Adamawa, Tinubu
    >supported and funded the campaign of late
    >President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua while the AC had
    >a presidential candidate.
    >Tinubu supported Yar’Adua of the PDP while his
    >party, the AC had a presidential candidate (Atiku)
    >because he knew Obasanjo will use the powers of
    >incumbency to rig the election for Yar’Adua as
    >President. To avoid the possibility of ending up in
    >prison under Yar’Adua, Tinubu secretly funded
    >Yar’Adua’s campaign. Tinubu is a political dealer
    >and not anywhere near a political leader.
    >Political observers are abreast of Tinubu’s game
    >plan with Buhari. He believes US, UK, Obasanjo and
    >Babangida are on board with Buhari’s presidency.
    >So, he is willing and ready to put all his eggs in
    >one basket over # JihadistBuhari and ready for any
    >eventuality. He thinks with America’s support,
    >Buhari will win and he (Tinubu) will stay relevant
    >and in control of the Yoruba economic wealth.
    >However, Jonathan, the President they all loved to
    >call clueless has the support of the Eastern power
    >blocs -Russia and China. He will bring down the
    >house on everyone of them. We are likely to end up
    >with Ukraine but Tinubu and Co want an Ivory
    >Coast scenario.
    >At the close of the day, if Nigeria unravels without
    >a well coordinated central command and control
    >outside Tinubu’s and Obasanjo’s groups in
    >Yorubaland, the two most hated figures in
    >Yorubaland right now, unknown militia Yoruba
    >groups will take over the affairs of the Yoruba
    >states and provinces the minutes Nigeria is
    >dissolved. They will not break up the control of any
    >area under them without a fight. Tinubu and
    >Obasanjo will surely not be in the commanding
    >height of things in Yorubaland. Former thugs,
    >assassins and criminals will surely run things
    >unless the Yoruba Obas and leaders of thought
    >work out plans before rererun.
    >The above scenario is definitely not static. It is
    >being speculated that after the expected defeat of
    >Buhari on 14 February, Tinubu will ask Gambari to
    >hold fire pending the gubernatorial election on 28
    >February. He will then negotiate with President
    >Jonathan for a soft landing to allow him control
    >the Lagos State through Ambode as the sole
    >condition under which he will prevail on Buhari and
    >his boys, Boko Haram to cease all hostility against
    >Mr. President and his government.
    >If Jonathan refuses to negotiate, but insists on
    >Agbaje as Lagos State Governor, Tinubu will
    >activate the terror cells in Yorubaland in
    >conjunction with Boko Haram in the North

    • Freedom

      You forgot to add Abuja, Aso Rock, White House, Air Force One, Patience Jonathan, Asari, Tompolo, etc to the list of Tinubu’s properties.
      Tinubu owns them all. It is Tinubu that makes Madam Peace to spoke grammatical disaster.
      It is Tinubu that makes you not to reason well.

      • glo

        Lol

  • henry angelo

    NIGERIANS: WHO IS CORRUPT?

    AND YET, JONATHAN’S GOVERNMENT IS CORRUPT –
    THEY WANT CHANGE
    1. Obasanjo’s government spent $16bn for power, and
    only achieved to change the name of NEPA to PHCN, yet
    some people and Obasanjo says Jonathan’s Government
    id corrupt.
    2. Obasanjo’s government, Olusegun Obasanjo and Atiku
    Abubakar were involved in a $180m Hallibuton bribery
    scam that made world news, Yet Obasanjo says
    Jonathan’s Government is corrupt.
    3. Obasanjo’s government, Obasanjo and Atiku spent
    about N1tn with Siemens for the production of National ID
    Card, with a N34bn bribery scam. I am yet to get mine,
    Yet Obasanjo says Jonathan is corrupt.
    4. Bola Ahmed Tinubu used Babatunde Fashola to build 1
    kilometer of road for N1.2bn, while Akpabio builds same
    for N120m. Yet Tinubu and Fashola says Jonathan is
    corrupt.
    5. Bola Tinubu and Fashola spent $460 million (N55
    billion at 2009 exchange rate of N118/$1) of tax payer’s
    money in the name of Lekki-Epe Concession Company
    (LCC) to build a toll gate, and yet taxed Lagosians even
    after claiming to buy back the concession, for using the
    road with no records, Yet Tinubu, Fashola and Obasanjo
    says Jonathan is corrupt.
    6. Buhari delegated all powers to Afri-Project Consortium
    (APC), a consulting firm owned by his Wife’s brother,
    which allowed his Inlaw’s firm to Initiate all projects for
    the PTF, Approve all projects for the PTF and Execute all
    projects for the PTF. APC was able to make away with
    N25,758,532,444 (Twenty-five billion, seven hundred and
    fifty-eight million, five hundred and thirty-two thousand,
    four hundred and fourty-four Naira). Buhari says he did
    not know.. Yet Buhari, Tinubu claims Jonathan is corrupt.
    7. Rotimi Ameachi spent N50bn to build a 2kilometer
    monorail that is yet to be completed. And Ameachi,
    Tinubu, Buhari says Jonathan is corrupt.
    8. 56,000 ghost workers were discovered and terminated,
    So former President called President Jonathan to leave
    the 56,000 ghost workers to remain in status quo, When
    President Jonathan ignored, Obasanjo claimed that
    Jonathan is corrupt.
    Nigeria was rated the 2nd must corrupt Nation in the
    world as at 1999 – 2007 when Obasanjo was president,
    then rated 3rd from 2007 till 2011. In 2014, Nigeria is
    rated 37th in the world, with a four months review that will
    place Nigeria at 46th. Yet Obasanjo says Jonathan is
    corrupt.
    SHOW ME ONE STOREY BUILDING THAT BELONGS TO
    JONATHAN IN NIGERIA