Democracy Day: APC-UK commends Buhari on development




The All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom chapter, has commended the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration for its efforts to fast-track the nation’s development.

The leader UK chapter of the party, gave the commendation in an interview with Tuesday in Abuja, as part of activities marking this year’s democracy day.

Appraising the President’s three years in office, Omole said ”only a genius can proffer solutions and address all challenges facing a society.”

According to him, the APC-led government is delivering unique solutions to serious challenges facing the country.

Omole said this prompted him to offer to pay for the President’s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms to recontest the 2019 presidential election, adding that his decision was driven by reality of performance on ground.

He said the UK chapter of the APC was interested in the wellbeing of Nigeria and its citizens in all facets, adding that it would do everything possible to achieve this.

“We care about the future of our great nation, the future of our children, and the quality of life of all. The idea is to enable him complete his infrastructure development for the country as well as consolidate on the achievements of his administration in the last three years.

“He deserves a second term and we are delighted that he has decided to recontest, and we shall fully support his bid. I strongly believe that President Buhari has done more than expected by most Nigerians, considering the situation in the country before he assumed office in 2015.

“This APC-led government is making steady progress, especially in the areas of economy, tackling insecurity and corruption, power and transportation,´´ Omole said.

According to him, Buhari’s approach to the country´s economic and security problems are sustainable and long-lasting, adding that beyond the support of Nigerians, he has the support of the international community.

He maintained that Nigerians abroad were united in protecting the milestones achievement of President Buhari’s government in the last three years.

Omole, however, added that those that may want to criticise the administration and accuse it of under-performing, should evaluate it against the background of the challenges it faced since coming into office in May, 2015.

He noted that as a former military officer, Buhari had worked ceaselessly to restore the morale of the Nigerian Military by re-organising and equipping the institution.

Omole said that the President had also ensured continued peace in the Niger Delta through consistent funding of the Federal Government’s Amnesty Programme for ex-militants.

He pointed out that Buhari had also introduced improved mechanism for the distribution of aids to Internally Displaced Persons Camps in the North-East through the establishment of the Special Intervention Programme of the Federal Government’s door-to-door strategy.

According to him, this is a glowing example of what it is to be a Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces.




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