President Muhammadu Buhari says he's eager to handover to his successor
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“By this time next year, I would have made the most out of the two terms, and in the remaining months I will do my best”

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly said he is eager to hand over to his successor adding that “it’s been tough” being at the helm of the nation’s affairs these past years.

The president said this while receiving some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC), legislators and political leaders at his residence in Daura, Katsina State, on Monday, Daily Trust reports.

The President travelled to Daura on Friday ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

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According to the newspaper, President Buhari told his guests to be mindful of helping the many Nigerians that were looking for opportunities.

“By this time next year, I would have made the most out of the two terms, and in the remaining months I will do my best,” he said.

The President travelled to Daura on Friday ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

The President told the governors and political leaders that he had not been to his house in Daura for close to a year due to the demands of the office.

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Buhari said he would retire to Daura, not Kaduna, where he had a better house.

“I wish the person who is coming after me the very best,” he said.

On security, the President said the North West had posed more challenges, and some success had been recorded in other regions, North East and South-South.

“I am eager to go. I can tell you it has been tough. I am grateful to God that people appreciate the personal sacrifices we have been making,” he added.

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