By olaonegan Joshua
IBILE.TV (NEWS) ABUJA- President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration will continue to support the nation’s armed forces to defend Nigeria’s territorial integrity.
President Buhari spoke during the Independence Day address to the nation on Thursday, October the 1st. He said, “As their Commander-In-Chief, I assure our gallant men and women that I will continue to empower them by deepening their professionalism and enablers required for them to prevail on the field’’.
The president added that the federal government was also “gradually strengthening the economy with a stable naira and falling inflation’’, adding that the administration’s policies were helping to build an economy that was moving away from over-reliance on oil.
Buhari affirmed that progress was also being made in the fight against corruption and recovery of stolen public funds and assets in spite of stiff resistance.
He assured the nation that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will be independent and properly staffed to guarantee free and fair elections in 2019.