By Temitope Owotoki
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday warned that he is going to be tough in the governance of the country in the next four years.
He delivered this note of warning while receiving members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) who came to congratulate him for winning a second term in office. election. President Buhari secured another term of four years by scoring by polling 15, 191,847 votes to defeat 78 other presidential candidates in last Saturday presidential elections.
Buhari said that he will intensify efforts in his administration’s three main areas of priority: security, economy and fighting corruption.
He also disclosed that he campaigned in all the 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory to prove to his critics that he was fit.
At the brief ceremony, Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, spoke on behalf of the public service and congratulated the President and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for winning the elections.
He said the President’s victory was well deserved success as it was a referendum of honesty and sincerity. He said that the public service totally aligns itself to the millions of Nigerians that voted for the President.
Apart from the ministers, those in the Council chamber included the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Chief of Staff Abba Kyari and Head of Service, Winifred Oyo-Ita.
Congratulatory cards were presented to the President by the Mustapha and Oyo-Ita.