Independence: Lawmakers, traditional rulers drum support for Buhari’s govt
Nigerians should continue to render support to the administrative changes brought by the Muhammadu Buhari government as he strives to take the country to its right position, a senator representing Niger South senatorial district, Niger State, Mustapha Sani Mohammed has said.
Mustapha made the remarks in a statement to make Nigeria’s 55th independence celebration.
He said even though Nigeria has made some progress in the past 55 years, there was still a lot of work to be done.
Also, members of the House of Representatives have been advised to use Nigeria’s 55th Independence anniversary break and visit motherless children at various Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Abuja.
The challenge was thrown by a member representing Dukku/Nafada Federal Constituency in Gombe State, A’isha Jibril Dukku.
She said as the country celebrates the anniversary, the period should serve as an opportunity to remember children that lost their parents as a result of the insurgency in northeast.
Besides, the Association of Royal Traditional Rulers of Nigeria has lauded President Buhari for improved power supply and constant supply of fuel at government approved price of N87 since he assumed office.
A statement to commemorate Nigeria at 55 from the association signed by the National President, T. A. Obiefule, and the National Secretary, Abubakar Lawal, stated that in addition to polio eradication, the country has achieved a lot within the last 55 years.
They however said that they contributed to the recent eradication of polio from the country as recently declared by the United Nations and the World Health Organisation.
They also urged countries where looted funds from Nigeria are stashed to return them as recently advocated for by the President.
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