Senator Shehu Sani, representing the Kaduna Central Constituency has applauded President Buhari for his speech to the Nation this morning. In a post made through the Facebook account of the Senator, he said that the President spoke as a true nationalist because he spoke the mind of every well-meaning Nigerian who cherished the peace, unity, and progress of the nation.
President Buhari returned to the country on Saturday, 19th August 2017 after spending more than a hundred days in London for medical reasons. Upon his return, he charged Nigerians through a speech that was televised live by 7 AM across the Nation on Monday 21st August 2017. Sen. Sani said that the speech delivered by the president was meant to be a wakeup call for a slumbering nation that was dangerously forgetting the lessons of its history and the calling of its future.
“The President’s speech was a lion’s roar meant to reaffirm and reinforce the unity of a Nation that showed signs of disintegration in his absence. The speech has also re-established the full control of the president over a staggering clime that headed to an engineered implosion during his absence”, he said. Senator Sani, who is also the Chairman; Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts stated that the speech was pleasing to the nationalists who hoped that the dreams and visions for a better country could be achieved without subscribing to violence and disorder but that the speech may be displeasing to others.
Also in the city of Kaduna, hundreds of youth took to the streets in celebration of the return of the President. The youth, which was mainly young men and women were dancing in public as they carried banners with inscriptions such as “Daddy Oyoyo”, “Baba Oyoyo”, “Sai Baba”, and “Buhari, our hope for 2019”. Kada News Mag spoke with few of these individuals and they said that they were just celebrating the return of the President and the obvious recovery that he had undergone. One of the jubilant said that “certain individuals did not think the president could come back home but God has brought him back to finish the good work that he had started in the country.”
Last week, a quiet march of solidarity and support for the President was held at Lugard roundabout on Ahmadu Bello way. During that march, there were several banners that bore words of support and wishes for the President to remain in office.
It is safe to say that the people of Kaduna including the Senator representing the Kaduna Central constituency are glad that President Buhari is back in the country.