President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest in any future elections.
The president said he is a strong believer in democratic principles and will promote and sustain them in Nigeria and across West Africa. The president stated this in his New Year letter to Nigerians, which was released to state house correspondents.
He said he will be standing down in 2023 and will not be available in any future elections bur promised to help strengthen the electoral process both in Nigeria and across the region.
In a piece titled; ‘Letter from the President at New Year’, President Buhari stated that fighting corruption, improving the economy and combating insecurity would remain the fulcrum of his administration in the new year.
He also itemized what his regime had done since 2015 and would do in the years ahead to improve power supply, build roads/houses for Nigerians, develop agriculture, diversify the economy, create jobs, combat terrorism and promote democracy.
Among the new developments to expect in 2020 and ahead are “47 road projects scheduled for completion in 2020/21, including roads leading to ports” and many bridges.