By Umar Muhammad Puma with agency report
Former military head of state and the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari (Rtd.), yesterday flagged off his presidential campaign in Port Harcourt.
Buhari while flagging off his campaign for the February 14 presidential election promised to fight insecurity and corruption and also restore the nation’s ailing economy of the country.
Addressing a mammoth crowd of supporters at the Adokiye Amesiemeka Sports Complex, Igwurita-Ali, in Ikwerre local government area of the state, Buhari said the two major challenges facing the country were insecurity and an ailing economy made worse by corruption.
He said his party has already assembled capable hands that would work towards improving the economy as soon as he was sworn in on May 29.
He said, “The major problems we are facing in Nigeria today is the problem of the economy and insecurity. We have arranged competent hands to manage the economy once we come on board on May 29, 2015.
Speaking at the event, the APC Chairman, John Oyegun advised Nigerians to vote Buhari in order to wipe out corruption from the country