- APC governors have put in place programmes to bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic, insecurity and other ills plaguing the country
- Governor Bagudu who disclosed this stated that the state leaders were committed to the unity and development of Nigeria
- Nigerians were advised not to play politics with issues of security and health posed by bandits and COVID-19
Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have rolled out their plans for the year 2021 and they include fighting insecurity, corruption and the deadly coronavirus.
This was contained in a message sent out by the Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagudu, on Friday, January 1, to felicitate with Nigerians in the new year.
Bagudu, who serves as the chairman of the APC Governors Forum, said programmes have been put in place to achieve great results in fighting crime and corruption in the new year, Leadership reports.
The statement read:
“In 2021, we shall continue to take all the necessary steps to roll out programmes that will consolidate the development of synergy, experience sharing and collaboration by all progressive states.
“The PGF felicitates with all Nigerians on this festive season and reiterate our commitment to the unity and development of Nigeria, development of our democratic institutions while putting in place genuine programmes to bring an end to Covid-19 pandemic, tackle insecurity, fight crime, destroy all vestiges of corruption and create jobs and opportunities for all Nigerians."
The governor, however, urged Nigerians to resist attempts by the opposition to politicise insecurity and health issues brought about by COVID-19.
“These are not issues that should be reduced to politics. We must appeal to all Nigerian to have a strong sense of national unity and togetherness in responding to these challenges.”
What Buhari needs to do in 2021
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier highlighted five key issues the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration needs to address in 2021.
With less than three years to the end of his second term, the Nigerian leader has to double his efforts and deliver the dividends of democracy he promised to the people.
Among the highlighted issues were rejigging of security architecture, sacking underperforming ministers and laying a good foundation for his successor.
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