I wonder why Nigerians accept me despite being poor – Prez. Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says he wonders why Nigerians accepted and voted for him “despite not being rich”.
Speaking on Tuesday, July 13, in Abuja, the recalled the support he got during his presidential campaign, stating that he knew he needed to serve Nigerians to the best of his ability.
“The number of people that turned out to see me, some waiting for 10 hours in the sun, was more than anyone could buy, or force. They just wanted to see who this Buhari was. People wonder why Nigerians accept me, despite not being rich. I wonder, too. I felt I just have to serve Nigeria and Nigerians to the best of my ability.”
The president further said Nigerians should congratulate themselves for being lucky to still remaining together despite challenges that could have torn everyone apart.