- History will be kind to President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts to enthrone good leadership in Nigeria, according to Saliu Mustapha
- Mustapha, one of the front line aspirants for the APC chairmanship position noted that the president was doing his best to better the lot of Nigerians
- The former deputy chairman of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change said Buhari deserves accolades for approving 4 bailouts in 6 years
The All Progressives Congress (APC) cheiftain in reaction to the president’s approval of N656bn bailout for 36 states, said he is convinced that history will be kind to the Nigerian leader, Daily Trust reports.
In a statement from his media office signed by Dapo Okubanjo, Mustapha declared that a president that approved 4 bailouts in 6 years for states deserves accolades.
According to him, the ruling party has to ensure that a committed national leadership is in place to cement Buhari's legacy.
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Mustapha, one of the frontrunners for the national chairmanship of the APC, argued that Buhari's impact should be felt long after he leaves office.
He went on to note that Buhari has laid a solid foundation for the next administration, adding that the president would be better appreciated after he leaves office.
Buhari approves fresh N656.11bn to cushion effects of bailout deductions for 36 states
In a previous report by Legit.ng, Buhari approved N656.112 billion as Bridge Financing Facility to 36 states.
The announcement was made at the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, November 18.
It was gathered that each state would receive N18.225billion with a 30-year tenor, and a 2-year moratorium at an interest rate of 9%.
Nollywood actor Kenneth Okonkwo highlights Buhari's numerous achievements in southeast
Okonkwo who had recently joined the ruling APC took to his Instagram page on Tuesday, November 23, to highlight some of the achievements of the president.
The actor's comment is a sequel to a previous post he had made concerning the reckless roaming of livestock in Abuja city centre.