Aisha Buhari Offers Apologies To Nigerians Over Hardship

Wife of the President of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has tendered an apology to Nigerians over the harsh economic realities and insecurity that they have been experiencing under the Buhari-led government.

‘The admnistration might not have been a perfect one, but I want to seize this opportunity to seek forgiveness from the Ulamas and Nigerians in general. We all need to work together to achieve a better Nigeria,’ Mrs Buhari stated during the 62nd Independence Day Special Juma’at prayer and Public Lecture themed Shura: The Islamic Foundation of True Democracy at the National Mosque Conference Hall, Abuja.

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Buhari, who also called on Nigerians to pray for a peaceful transition of power in 2023, also submitted that citizens must unite to restore normalcy and peace in the most troubled parts of the country.

She said, ‘The regime may not have been a perfect one, but I want to seize this opportunity to seek forgiveness from the Ulamas and Nigerians in general. We all need to work together to achieve a better Nigeria.’

Meanwhile, barely 48 hours after campaigns which will usher in a new political dispensation for 2023 began, President Muhamma­du Buhari has asserted that he welcomes the initiative undertaken by the National Peace Committee to commit all political actors to issue-based campaigns devoid of incitements, personal insults, and attacks.

He made this known via a video message during the signing of the 2023 election peace accord by the pres­identical can did a tesorganised by the National Peace Committee yesterday in Abuja.

Buhari cautioned that the rise of fake news and misinforma­tion have continued to pose a significant threat to democracy in Nigeria.

He submitted that fake news and mis­information have shifted focus away from issue-based cam­paigns to amplifying the poten­tial for personal attacks, insults, and incitements.

He noted that this has signifi­cantly diminished the civility and decency in public discourse and debate.

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