According to Vanguard, President Bola Tinubu reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to enhancing healthcare, agriculture, and social welfare during a meeting with a delegation from the Global Tijaniyya Movement, led by Khalifa Muhammad Mahe Niass, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Sunday.
Highlighting the government’s healthcare agenda, President Tinubu pledged to equip hospitals with modern facilities and provide training for healthcare professionals. He also emphasized the importance of comprehensive health insurance coverage for all citizens. In addition, he expressed the government’s intention to revolutionize agriculture, aiming for Nigeria to become self-sufficient in food production and a net exporter of agricultural products.
President Tinubu spoke on the significance of supporting Hajj pilgrims and promoting collaboration between political and spiritual leaders to advance the nation’s interests and foster unity. He outlined plans to enhance agricultural productivity through initiatives such as expanding farmlands, offering low-interest loans to farmers, and investing in irrigation infrastructure.
He said: “Nigeria will become a net-exporter of food. We are bringing thousands of tractors. Food production will be greatly expanded through aggressive mechanization. We must be productive as a people. That is the Sunnah and the principles I grew up understanding.”
Expressing gratitude to the Global Tijaniyya Movement for their support and prayers, President Tinubu emphasized the collective effort required to build a better Nigeria. In response, Sheikh Mahe Niass commended President Tinubu’s dedication to Nigeria’s peace, progress, and stability, expressing confidence in his leadership.
During the visit, the delegation offered prayers for the nation’s progress, unity, and prosperity, as well as for President Tinubu’s wisdom, strength, and success.