” I am proud to handover to Tinubu as my “Successor.I have ran a good race, I have finished my course”
With the above declaration, President Muhammadu buhari said he was proud to handover to President-elect Bola Tinubu as his *successor”.
The President said this on Thursday in Abuja in his address, shortly after he confered the National Honours of GCFR ans GCON on the President-elect and vice President-elect.
He described the ceremony as a significant milestone in the democratic journey of the country.
He congratulated the President-elect on what he described as a well deserved victory during the 2023 election.
He said he has no doubt that Nigeria would continue to thrive under the leadership of The President-elect.
He said Tinubu’s Victory at the polls was a testimony that he was the most popular candidate Among the candidates that contested the election.
President Buhari said he also has no doubt in the capacity of the Vice-President elect considering his strides in governance.
He urged them not to forget the enormous responsibility that comes with the office, urging them to give their best in tackling the challenges of the country.
The Nigerian leader said the President-elect track records in Lagos speaks volume.
He said his goverment has tackled headlong since inception the issues of insecurity and other challenges.
The President noted that his administration has also tackled the issue of corruption headlong.
The President also gave a scorecard of what his administration has done in terms of development of infastrucure in the country.
He disclosed that the link between infastrucure and economic transformation is undeniable.
He said considering the experience of his goverment in 2015 he signed the Executive Order 14 to ensure a smooth transition process
He encouraged the President-elect to upgrade his administration’s legacy as contained in the handover documents.
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