Critical Times News : Vote for people who have good character and integrity in 2019 — Buhari tells Nigerians

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Vote for people who have good character and integrity in 2019 — Buhari tells Nigerians

As the the 2019 general elections draw nearer, President Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed his commitment to moving Nigeria forward, just as he advised the electorate to vote wisely by electing people with credible character and integrity.

The President, who was represented by the Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETfund), Dr. Abdullahi Baffa Bichi spoke at the annual MauQkbi celebration (a gathering by the followers of Qadiriyya sect) in Kano, explained that the electorate have a crucial role to play in the fight against corruption and bad governance by way of electing credible candidates at all level.

He said his administration has done a lot in correcting the wrongs of the previous administrations and it could do more if given another mandate by 2019, assuring that his mission was to reassemble Nigeria to return to the glorious days which would be the pride of every citizen.

“Although, this is not a political gathering, but kindly allows me to intimate you on our policy thrust and our commitment to make this country great. We are indebted to serve you diligently and make our country grow in prosperity for a better living and you too should help us in this regard by making sure that only credible people get elected,” Buhari noted.

President Buhari pointed out that corruption is the major impediment to Nigeria’s growth. He however assured that with the efforts put in place by his administration, the country had taken the path of development and this could be consolidated if Nigerians renew their mandate to the administration.

He commended the leader of the Qadiriyya sect, late Sheikh Nasiru Kabara whom he described as a reformer and scholar ,whose work in religious propagation has no equal; as he dedicated all his life in the service of the Almighty through the promotion of religious understanding, peace, unity and tranquility among the people. He said Nigeria was blessed with good and righteous people such as Sheikh Kabara and urged the followers not to deviate from his principles of respect, scholarship and God fearing.

Meanwhile, the TETfund boss had promised to sponsor the publication of all the unpublished works of the late leader of the sect, Sheikh Nasir Kabara as part of his contribution to sustaining scholarship and religious development.

Earlier, the leader of the Qadiriyya sect in Africa, Sheikh Qaribullah Nasiru Kabara described president Buhari as a man with listening ears who has the interest of the country at heart.

He recalled that during a recent visit to the villa, he solicited for some projects from the government and within a short time the requests were attended to.This could only be possible when you have a leader with determination and commitment to the upliftment of the living standard of the people.

The AUTHORITY reports that every year, thousands of people from all over Africa converge in Kano to celebrate the Maukibi which is an annual religious gathering of the followers of Qadiriyya sect in commemoration of the exemplary religious work done in the propagation of Islam by their scholars. They also offered prayers for Allah’s mercy to the people and to the country.

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