- As Nigeria marks her 58th Independence Day Anniversary, the APC has assured Nigerians that the current administration is committed to addressing issues affecting them
- The party says it is committed to keeping to the promises it made to Nigerians
- The assurance was given by the party's national publicity secretary, Yekini Nabena
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration is committed to addressing pressing issues that directly affect citizens, notably security, the economy and corruption.
Yekini Nabena, the APC acting national publicity secretary, gave the assurance in the party’s Independence Day Anniversary message to Nigerians in Abuja on Monday, October 1, NAN reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Nabena emphasised that these were the promises the party made to Nigerians, which it was poised and committed to keep, adding that together, Nigerians would achieve greater progress and development.
He said: “The APC celebrates with Nigerians at home and abroad on the proud occasion of our country’s 58th Independence anniversary from colonial rule.
“Indeed, our journey as a country after independence has been an interesting and intriguing one, with its ups and downs. We have overcome national stresses such as the civil war, military incursions in governance and other challenges which have threatened our nationhood.
“We assure Nigerians that the President Buhari-led APC administration is focused on the pressing issues that directly affect Nigerians; security, economy and fighting corruption. These are promises we made and we will keep."
The APC spokesman stressed that Nigerians must however continue to build and consolidate on the efforts of the founding fathers to ensure a united nation.
Nabena urged the citizens to reflect back to where the country started and see the tremendous progress that it has made, particularly under the President Buhari-led APC administration.
He said the country currently had a responsive and responsible government working for the people, adding that its social intervention programmes were touching the lives of Nigerians, particularly the youth and vulnerable citizens.
The APC spokesman assured that the administration was seeking lasting solutions to the perennial farmer-herders clashes.
Nabena added: “Our democracy is maturing; elections are more participatory, transparent and credible; the economy is stable and increasingly diversified; waste, corruption and impunity is gradually being erased from our national life.
“Together, we can do a lot more for the progress and development of our dear country. Our future is bright."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari said he would continue to work tirelessly to promote, protect and preserve a united, peaceful, prosperous and secure Nigeria, where all, irrespective of background, can aspire to succeed.
The president gave the assurance in his nationwide broadcast to mark the nation’s 58th Independence Anniversary in Abuja on Monday, October 1.
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