Buhari said that past leaders have wrecked the economy of the country, but that his government was doing all in its power to find solutions to the problem of the country.
President Buhari also said that Nigeria was gifted with tremendous human and natural resources but regretted that "the failure of some of the leadership we had in the past led to our not being able to capitalise on resources to improve the lot of the people".
"You could nearly grow food on our roads, as they were abandoned". You have shown courage and sacrifice. The stealing was so much, and they were so inept that they could not even cover the stealing properly.
He specially appreciated members of the Buhari Diaspora Support Organisation for deciding to identify with the country when they could have stayed overseas where they are comfortable.
Responding, Charles Sylvester, coordinator of the organisation, said the group was happy with the achievements of Buhari's administration.
It said Nigerians at large are particularly anxious that in the event of any National emergency, there is no sitting Commander-in-Chief to take charge, noting that it is incontrovertible that the president is on a private trip to the United Kingdom (UK) as he was not received on arrival, by the government of that country; neither has he had any contact with the British Prime Minister, Theresa May or any high ranked officials of the UK government and has not conducted any official business since his arrival to the country on Monday.
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"I am happy that people like you are here, on your own, defending the country".
"We are proud of the speed with which you recovered the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls". It shows you as a worthy general.
President Buhari had on April 9, 2018, during the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019. Majority of Nigerians are happy.
Ogba who commended the Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike on his insistence on for transparent PDP primaries in the state, and emphasised that credible general election in the country should begin with transparent primaries by various political parties.
"We, therefore, urge Nigerians to continue to be at alert and support one another in this trying time, irrespective of ethnicity, creed or class, as we collectively work to salvage our nation from the misrule of the incompetent APC, come 2019".