Southwest youths laud Buhari for achievements in government

Southwest youths laud Buhari for achievements in government

The Southwest Youth Movement (SWYM) comprising six states in the region, on Friday lauded the Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government for its achievements.

Temitope Ogunlade, the Chairman of SWYM, made the commendation at a news conference in Abuja.

Ogunlade said the group had monitored the programmes of the Buhari administration since inception in 2015 and found them to be beneficial to the people.

“Nigerians have found it so good in terms of developmental drive and collaborative efforts between federal and state governments.

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“The president Buhari-led administration has demonstrated a single minded commitment to upgrade and develop the nation’s transport infrastructure, such as road and railway networks across the six geo-political zones,’’ he said.

Ogunlade said it was under the administration that Ministry of Power, Works and Housing got unprecedented budget releases to ensure the rehabilitation of decayed infrastructure.

He said under Buhari, the Social Safety Net, the largest programme in the history of Nigeria and N-Power employed millions of youths and paid them N30,000 each as monthly allowance.

Also, the administration is feeding millions of primary school children under the Home Grown School Feeding Programme in over 8,587 schools across 19 states and in addition employs thousands of cooks, he said.

Ogunlade said Buhari recently approved the establishment of Modular Refineries in the Niger Delta to curb the challenges of unemployment and scarcity of petroleum products.

He said under the circumstance, Nigerians ought to support the president to continue with his good work.

PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. Spend less on the Internet! earlier reported that Ambassador Samson Itegboje, a permanent representative to the UN, recently said that Nigeria has moved forward under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, in spite of the huge challenges it inherited.

Itegboje made this known during a town hall forum organised by the Nigerian Embassy in Washington, DC and the Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) US. The theme of the forum is: The strength and voice of the Nigerian Diaspora.

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