President Muhammadu Buhari has said only those with integrity and interest of Nigeria will make his next cabinet in his second term in office.
The president also promised to appoint more women and youth during his second tenure, acknowledging the “significant role” they played toward his re-election.
President Buhari stated this during a victory dinner organized by his wife, Aisha Buhari on Saturday night for the All Progressives Congress Youths and Women Presidential Campaign Council at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa Abuja.
While acknowledging the role played by women and youths towards his re-election, he reassured Nigerian women and youths that he will not disappoint them in the next four years. He said:
“I assure you that I have listened on the representation made that my cabinet should include women and youth. Don’t celebrate it yet, I said I have listened to some of the representation made here. Well, I myself I am considering some of the old people and I will protect my constituency too.
“But I will assure your I will continue to have a team of people of integrity that are really concerned with Nigeria and Nigerians.”
He also assured them that in his second term in office, he will not disappoint them. He said:
“I will not disappoint you, our objectives are the same. We have to fix this country so that the next generation can have a country to be proud of.
“We are working very hard to get the infrastructure in place, the roads, the rails so that Nigeria will mind their own businesses.
“I very much appreciate your coming here tonight …, but I’m congratulating ourselves for succeeding, if we had failed, my good God, thank goodness we have succeeded.”