The return of President Muhammadu Buhari from a 50-day medical vacation abroad has re-energised the nation, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State, has said.
Tambuwal also said Buhari’s safe return has renewed the confidence of Nigerians on the president.
This is contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to Tambuwal on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Imam Imam, to newsmen in Sokoto on Friday.
On the significance of the president’s return, Tambuwal said: “The unbridled joy shown by many people across the nation showed that the country is united in their love for the President.
“Nigerians from all walks of life prayed for their President, now that God has answered their prayers, culminating in safe return of the President, we should continue to pray for him and his family.
“The President has said he wants a few days of rest until he writes to the National Assembly before resuming work.”
Tambuwal added that the president deserved the extra days, urging that “we should continue to pray for him and for the nation.
“The President has shown uncommon commitment to solve the myriad of problems bedeviling the nation.
“We have absolute confidence in his ability to take us higher as a nation,” the governor said.