It is here that Muhammadu Buhari won the presidential election in 2015, on this northern land which gives him unwavering support. Here that his rhetoric was proven and that his promises have sparked enthusiasm: good jobs, solid incomes and a renewed sense of pride. Here also that the cost of living increases in proportion to dissatisfaction with it.
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Despite substantial investments in l’agriculture and infrastructure, soaring food and fuel prices and ongoing insecurity weigh on Buhari’s stronghold and have damaged its reputation. Unemployment, poverty and reduced agricultural production feed disappointments.
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Despite this reality, the president and his economic team continue to call on the Nigerians at