Frankly Speaking With Jola Sotubo Slow or not, I’m proud of President Muhammadu Buhari

I don’t understand why Buhari has not appointed ministers one month after his inauguration, but I know without a doubt that he knows what he’s doing.

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Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as Nigeria’s President on May 29, 2015, and it was one of the proudest moments of my life.

Buhari takes oath of office at the Presidential Inauguration ceremony held at Eagle Square, Abuja on May 29. play

Buhari takes oath of office at the Presidential Inauguration ceremony held at Eagle Square, Abuja on May 29.

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I was honoured to be one of the guests at his inauguration and looking at him standing tall on that podium just filled my heart with peace.

President Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration ceremony play

President Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration ceremony

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I knew then and there that a new dawn had come for Nigeria; my country would finally reclaim its lost glory and this was the man who would lead the way.

This is why I’m not the least bit bothered about the seemingly slow pace of his administration.

 

I don’t understand why Buhari has not appointed ministers one month after his inauguration, but I know without a doubt that he knows what he’s doing.

Every time I see my President, I see the confidence in his face, the sureness in his walk, the straightness of his shoulders, I know instinctively that this is a man who knows what he’s doing.

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President Muhammadu Buhari in Germany for G7 summit

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This is why when he attended the G7 summit, he was treated with respect and accorded an honourable spot in the front row with US President, Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron.

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President Muhammadu Buhari pictured with other world leaders at the G7 summit in Germany

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Even the leaders of the world’s most developed countries realized that Nigeria had elected a president who was actually and truly in charge.

Buhari stands tall and never looks out of his depth, which is more than I can say for former President, Goodluck Jonathan.

Buhari cares about ending Boko Haram and has made concrete moves to do so. He doesn’t go dancing when children are killed by terrorists neither does he bring the country to ridicule by telling blatant lies on international television.

Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi, Chad's President Idriss Deby and Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari (L-R) pose during the presentation of the communique of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, June 11, 2015. Nigeria and its neighbours agreed on Thursday to set up a joint military force to counter Boko Haram, a sign of President Muhammadu Buhari's intent to crush the Islamist militant group early in his tenure. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde play Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou, Benin's President Thomas Boni Yayi, Chad's President Idriss Deby and Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari (L-R) pose during the presentation of the communique of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, June 11, 2015. Nigeria and its neighbours agreed on Thursday to set up a joint military force to counter Boko Haram, a sign of President Muhammadu Buhari's intent to crush the Islamist militant group early in his tenure. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

 

Everyone is entitled to his/her opinion so I can’t blame those who think electing Buhari was a mistake.

However, frankly speaking, I ‘Jola Sotubo am supremely, utterly, completely proud of my President and it would take much more than a delayed cabinet to change that.

President Muhammadu Buhari play

President Muhammadu Buhari

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