According to her, she made the donation because of the President's tested and trusted integrity, adding that she believes Buhari can restore Nigeria's lost glory.
In a statement released by the Presidency in Abuja, the pensioner, Mrs. Julius, who retired as a cleaner from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, also pledged to contribute N1,000 every month towards the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons.
According to her, she made the donation because of the President's tested and trusted integrity, adding that she believes Buhari can restore Nigeria's lost glory and end corruption in the country.
“The pensioner also commended the President’s efforts to end the Boko Haram insurgency and rehabilitate internally displaced persons,” the statement said.
While receiving the donation on behalf of the President, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, expressed appreciation to Mrs Julius for believing in the Buhari administration.
“We have a pact with Nigerians to change things for the better and we are on the right track. President Buhari and his team are working tirelessly to revamp the economy, combat terrorism and curb corruption,” Adesina said.
Pulse recalls that during the 2015 Presidential campaign, a 95-year-old woman, Hajiya Fati Koko, popularly called Maitalla Tara, had donated her life's savings, N1 million, to support Buhari's campaign.
She died in February 2016.