President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his new administration will focus on improving the lives of people in the next four years.

President Buhari who said this during his opening remark at the inaugural June 12 Democracy Day celebration in Abuja on Wednesday, added that in the next 10 years, hundred Nigerians will be lifted out of poverty.

He disclosed that there are plans to ensure positive growth in the economy.

Buhari also said that the GDP is expected to grow by 2.7 per cent this year.”

“In face of these challenges, our Government elected by the people in 2015 and re-elected in March has been mapping out policies, measures and laws to maintain our unity and at the same time lift the bulk of our people out of poverty and onto the road to prosperity.

“With leadership and a sense of purpose, we can lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.

“We now have witnessed 8 quarters of positive growth in the economy and our GDP is expected to grow by 2.7 per cent this year.”

President Buhari assured that the next four years will focus on improving the lives of people.

“For the next four years, we will remain committed to improving the lives of people by consolidating efforts to address these key issues as well as emerging challenges of climate change, resettling displaced communities and dealing decisively with the new flashes of insecurity across the country, and the impacts on food scarcity and regional stability.”