Stop Telling Foreign Governments About Nigeria’s Problems, Katsina Governor Warns Elites

Stop Telling Foreign Governments About Nigeria’s Problems, Katsina Governor Warns Elites

  • Governor Bello Masari of Katsina state has called on Nigerian elites to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration
  • The governor in an Eid-el-Kabir message appealed to the people to avoid being unpatriotic which casts the country in a bad light
  • Masari said no responsible citizen would encourage foreign powers to interfere in the country's internal affairs

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Katsina state - Nigerian elites have been urged to be more supportive of the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The Punch reports that the appeal was made by Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina state, on Sunday, July 18, saying lack of patriotism casts the country in a bad light.

Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State
Governor Aminu Masari has described Nigerians going abroad to discuss Nigeria’s problems with foreign governments as unpatriotic. Photo credit: @MasariMediaCenter
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Masari implored people to avoid discussing issues of the nation with foreign governments as Nigeria deserves their respect.

While describing such people as unpatriotic, the governor explained that no responsible citizen will encourage foreign powers to forcefully interfere in Nigeria's internal affairs, ThisDay added.

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Buhari’s administration best since amalgamation

Meanwhile, Governor Masari described the President Buhari-led administration as the best in Nigeria since the amalgamation of the northern and southern protectorates in 1914.

The governor spoke at the flag-off of stakeholders meeting for the enumeration of beneficiaries and calling up the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) for Katsina state.

He admonished a cross-section of Nigerians over what he described as an unfair assessment of the current government led by Buhari.

Katsina state to impose N2,000 annual development levy for residents, N500 per cow

In another development, an annual levy of N2,000 per annum is set to be introduced to residents of Katsina by the state government in order to boost its internally generated revenue.

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The state commissioner for budget and economic planning, Alhaji Faruk Jobe, made the disclosure on Wednesday, July 7, in Katsina.

It was gathered that cattle owners in the northern state will also start paying N500 called ‘jangali’ on each cow annually.


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