The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, attributed the upheavals being experienced in parts of the country to a few people with resources and influence.
He assured stakeholders that the culprits will be identified and dealt with in due course.
According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke while receiving a delegation of Borno/Yobe Elders Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The assertion became titled “We need this usa, we can continue to paintings for its balance, says President Buhari.”
Adesina quoted the President as announcing that “I am assured that we are able to eventually convince the small range of people with useful resource and have an impact on which can be a nuisance to this first-rate usa.
“God inclined, we can become aware of them, and address them. I am extraordinarily involved approximately your constituency just like the relaxation of the country.”
Buhari turned into also quoted as announcing that the stableness of the usa changed into of paramount hobby to him and the Federal Government.
He stated he could preserve to paintings in the direction of it no matter the moves of some human beings.
“We want this us of a. We will retain to work for its stability. I feel that anything takes place, we will retain to make it, and could preserve on praying to God so that for folks that feel that they don’t need Nigeria, we can be triumphant over their intentions and actions, the President stated.
Buhari stated the request for the upgrade and development of infrastructure in the states and confident his guests that whilst he would do his exceptional in acceding to the requests, he might, but, prioritise development in schooling.
“We are aware about the infrastructure deficit. Our priorities may be schooling because all our residents realize that youngsters inside a positive age should receive it otherwise in the event that they leave out it, the future is destroyed,” he said.
He expressed appreciation to the leaders for coming to phrases with the fantastic development that has took place inside the states for the reason that inception of the management.
The statement also quoted the Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Zulum, as announcing that the leaders have been in Abuja to thank the President for the great improvement of their states and to intimate him with some of the prevailing socio-financial situations.
It additionally quoted Bunu Sheriff and Gambo Gubio as thanking the President as well as the militia for his or her commitment and sacrifices in bringing a new hire of life to the Northeast.
They requested for crowning glory of lengthy-status infrastructure and on-going projects in the states, specifically roads.
They also referred to as on the President to continue oil exploration inside the Chad Basin initiated while he become the Minister of Petroleum in the 70s and the recharging of the Lake Chad which the President is captivated with.
At the end of the meeting, Zulum informed State House correspondents that the elders seized the possibility of the meeting to seek increased military presence within the two states from Buhari.
He said they also known as Buhari’s interest to infrastructural deficit in the two states and the entire North.
The governor said, “The Borno Elders’ Forum and Yobe Elders’ Forum met with Mr President purposely to convey their appreciation to the Federal Government, underneath the outstanding management of President Muhammadu Buhari on all of the efforts he has made to address insecurity inside the location.
“Again, they have got raised their issues to Mr President for you to solving them – infrastructural deficits in Borno and Yobe States and the entire northern area.
“They have additionally requested from the Federal Government sustained navy operation which has been yielding fruitful results in recent times.
“So a long way so suitable, the President has replied definitely to the governments and people of Borno and Yobe states that he’s going to do the whole lot feasible within the available assets to make sure sustainability of the continued army operations within the place.
“In phrases of improving social-financial situation of the area, we’ve got also requested expanded authorities assist in terms of humanitarian guide, in terms of education and others.
“The bottom line is that we got here here to thank Mr President and to make sure elevated military and para-military presence in Borno and Yobe States and certainly the whole North East subregion to be able to making sure protection of the state.”