President Muhammadu Buhari has said he has done his best for Nigeria.
Thee president stated this on Tuesday, in Washington DC, United States, while hosting the Secretary-General of Abu Dhabi Forum, Sheikh Al-Mahfoudh Bin Bayyah and his deputy, Pastor Bob Roberts, who came visit to him.
According to a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Buhari said solving the problems affecting youths is the priority of the government as they are its promise for a better future.
“We are big in size and population, facing many challenges, but in many areas, we are trying. In seven-and-a-half years, I have done my best,” he said.
Buhari, who also spoke about the need to raise generations of youths devoid of religious extremism and bigotry, urged the group to continue to target the young people who are the promise of the future.
“Your work is very important in helping, especially the youth, to understand one another and at the same time, to be proud of their heritage.
“This great initiative by you will help future generations to plan well and live together in peace. On our part, we’ll continue to solve our problems, especially as they relate to the youths,” he said.
Speaking, Bin Bayyah said they had come to inform the President, and to invite him to attend the conferment upon him, the Abu Dhabi Foundation’s award in recognition of his outstanding achievements in promoting peace and security.
He said the conferment was in line with the Foundation’s work in fighting religious extremism and promoting peaceful coexistence and dialogue among all religions.