President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that the future of the country is bright. His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, quoted him as saying this at a state dinner held in his honour by the Government of Jigawa State during his two-day working visit.
The president also said the nation’s economy was steadily improving, urging Nigerians to remain optimistic. Buhari called on Nigerians to continue supporting his administration’s well thought-out economic policies.
The federal government he said released over N1 trillion for capital projects in 2016 and N1.5 trillion in 2017, figures that are unprecedented in Nigeria’s history.
He listed the ‘Shuwarin overpass’ and ‘Dutse-Shuwarin-Kiyawa’ portion of the Kano – Maiduguri expressway as well as the ‘Dutse-Laraba highway extension as part of areas in which Jigawa State has benefited from the federal government’s commitment to infrastructural rejuvenation.