I’ll Treat All Nigerians Equally – President Buhari

Nigeria’s President on Thursday said that he will keep
faith with the oath of office he swore, and treat all
Nigerians equitably.
He made the remark while receiving the Executive
Committee Members of the Christian Association of
Nigeria (CAN) from 19 Northern States and Abuja, at State
House, Abuja.
The President, in a statement by the Special Adviser on
Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, also promised to
restore peace to all parts of the country.
He said: “Restoring peace is top priority. We will enable the
law enforcement agencies to combat all forms of violent
crimes, and ensure that our people live in peace.”
He urged the clerics to promote religious harmony, by
“enhancing understanding among different faiths.”
He also disclosed that the government would maintain the
priority it has placed on agriculture and mines and steel
development, “to kick-start the economy.”
The Chairman of CAN in the 19 Northern States and Abuja,
Rev. Yakubu Pam, said it was not a mistake that God
chose President Buhari to lead the country at these
challenging times.
“We are ready to support your administration to deliver
good governance. You have good intentions for Nigeria,
judging from the programmes that have been outlined,”
Rev. Pam said.
He also highlighted ethno-religious challenges in the
country, freedom of worship, and herdsmen/farmers’
clashes in their discussion with the President.
The CAN leader commended the Buhari administration for
the blow dealt Boko Haram insurgents, leading to
comparative peace in the North-east, the return of 21
abducted schoolgirls from Chibok, and the anti-corruption
war, which he urged “should be fought to the logical

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