I’ll Recharge Lake Chad If Elected President –Tinubu

The Presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu on Tuesday assured outgoing President, Muhammadu Buhari that he would do everything possible to tackle issues around Lake Chad if elected president.

The former Governor of Lagos State who spoke at the presidential flag-off of the Kolmani Integrated Development Project in the North East, Tinubu also promised Buhari that he will do everything to tackle hunger and terrorism.

‘Your (Buhari) various regrets each time we discuss is the challenge of hunger and terrorism, you talk about Lake Chad. Let me assure you, if I am elected the president I will recharge Lake Chad. You often talk about Mambila and electricity, what a problem we have,’ the former Lagos governor told the president.’

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Mr. Tinubu also used the opportunity to commend Buhari for being positive about issues bothering the nation, saying: ‘You are not a backward person who looks back at the history of disappointment and failures, you are always forward looking.’

He added that he will continue in Buhari’s stead.

‘That is why while we were debating, I insisted our title for the manifesto will be ‘A Renewed Hope’ not knowing that today will happen and today it is happening, it’s a renewed hope for the entire Nigeria. Let me assure you, I will continue to hold on to that renewed hope and carry forward where you left the footprints,‘ the APC flag bearer said.

Buhari flagged off the Kolmani Integrated Development Project in the North East, the first of its kind in the zone.

Africa Today News, New York recalls that Oil was discovered in commercial volume in the region in 2020.

While Nigeria is already exploring crude oil the southern Niger Delta, this exploration up north will be the first after an attempt in the Borno region was halted by insecurity.

Africa Today News, New York

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