I will not fail Nigerians —Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has assured Nigerians that if given a chance for the second term, he will not fail Nigerians.

Speaking during a courtesy call on the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Muhammad Kabiru Danbaba, on Tuesday, he noted that his second coming was to address certain toning issues which had confronted the country.

He said his second coming would improve security, economy and joblessness bedevilling the country for the betterment of citizens, irrespective of their political differences.

Jonathan insisted that his administration would vigorously implement policies, programmes and projects that would ensure rapid development of Nigeria’s solid minerals and agricultural sectors if elected as the next president of the country as part of measures to address the present and future vacuums of the oil revenue shortfall.

Commenting further, he disclosed that the Federal Government had concluded plans to collaborate with states that were blessed with commercial mineral resources with a view to ensuring full development of the sector.

‘‘Your royal highness, I want thank you for the honour and warm reception given to my campaign in your palace. It is part of our plan if we are chanced for the second time to support the state in developing mineral resources that are in abundance in the state. I also want to assure you and Nigerians at large that we will not fail this state and we will not fail Nigerians,’’ he declared.

President Jonathan also added that he was passionately committed to the full development of Nigeria’s solid minerals sector because of its huge potentials of boosting national economy.

Responding, the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Kabiru Danbaba, thanked the president for the visit and wished him peaceful and successful campaign activities while in the state, saying that Zamfara, being Farming as our pride, will always support the agricultural sector and the SURE –P programme which impacted many citizens.