Buhari most disciplined, credible leader, says Emir
The Emir of Suleija, Alhaji Awwal Ibrahim has described the former Head of State and Presidential Candidate of the Congress for Progressive Change (PCP), General Muhammadu Buhari, said the most disciplined leader Nigeria ever has.
The Emir said this in his place when Buhari paid him a courtesy visit while on his way to flag off the North central campaign rally in Minna.
He said Nigeria need a leader like Buhari to fix many problems bedeviling the country, adding that Buhari's policy of “War Against Indiscipline” while he was head of state, remain one of the best policies ever convince by Nigerian leaders.
“We need this kind of policy to solve many of our problems, such as insecurity and corruption,” he said.
From Suleija, Buhari's campaign team proceeded to Bida where he was received by a mammoth crowd. It took the team over an hour to get to the Place of Etsu Nupe , as everybody body, youth and old struggled to have a glimpse of the CPC Presidential candidate, leading to blockage of roads.
At the palace, General Buhari told Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahya Abubakar that he was in the state to canvass support for his presidential ambition.
He said Nigerians need to effect the desired change the need by themselves, by participating in the election and vote for the political party that will solve all the bedeviling the country under the present administration.
"We assure Nigerians that who ever they vote in under our party will deliver. And if he didn't we will change him or her", he said.
In his speech, the Etsu Nupe described Buhari as a disciplinarian and a lover of the people.
"During our days in the army we see him as our mentor. We always want to be like him, has he represented everything good. He is full of wisdom, and had performed well when he was a Military Head of State.
“It is therefore my prayers that Allah gives him what ever he desired," the Emir said.
The campaign team moved from the Palace in Bida to the Ibrahim Babangida Golf Course venue of the campaign rally around 6pm only to be greeted by another mammoth crowd.
In his speech at the rally, Buhari blamed the 12-year “mix rule” of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for poverty, insecurity, infrastructural decay, corruption and indiscipline that have ravaged the country, and urged Nigerians to vote for change the remedy the situation.
Buhari also decried the high rate of poverty in the country, noting that the majority of the people were suffering in hardship, in the face of unabated corruption and indiscipline in government.
He promised to eradicate poverty and install discipline.
He implored the people to vote him into office at the April 9 presidential election, for a new lease of life.