- Abubakar Malami, SAN has declared that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has performed more than its critics
- Malami went on to say members of the ruling All Progressives Congress should be proud of the Buhari administration
- The minister of justice said there has been an improvement on all aspects of Nigerians national life since the coming of Buhari
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Nigeria's minister of justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami said the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has performed more than its critics.
According to him, members of the governing party should be proud of the administration for the milestone achievements recorded so far.
The Nation quoted Malami making the comment when he hosted members of the Integrity Group of the Non-National Working Committee of the National Executive Committee (Non-NWC NEC) of the ruling party in his office.
“Our party has not done too badly. We have great and good stories to tell and that can be established factually and not out of mere rhetorics.
“When you talk of empowerment we have not done too badly, we have established the fact that we have done unprecedentedly well as far as empowerment and social investments are concerned.
“We have in place school feeding program which was targeted at providing meals for the pupils at the primary and perhaps secondary schools level.
“We had trader money and the success of the programme had indeed now snowballed into what we have today related to 774 local government employment scheme and among others.
“In terms of infrastructures, this government has done much as well. This government has completed the projects that were there in the last 16 years ago; that were budgeted for year in year out without any meaningful progress.”
Speaking on the security situation in the country, Malami said:
“If you talk of security, notwithstanding the noise that they make all over the place that we have not succeeded, there is no justification to that allegation made by the opposition.
“This is a government that came at a time when indeed about 17 local governments across the nation were in the hands of the Boko Haram. This government has succeeded in reclaiming the territories.”
Meanwhile, the Nigerian government has stated that the recent increase in electricity and fuel prices will benefit ordinary Nigerians in the long-run.
Minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the comment when he met with online publishers in Lagos on Saturday, September 26.
The minister also argued that despite the increase, Nigerians still pay less for fuel, compared to neighbouring countries.
On electricity, Alhaji Mohammed said the hike will lead to increased quality in the supply of power, noting that the government cannot sustain its subsidy to the sector.
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