2023: Shehu Sani Lists Core Areas Nigeria’s Next President Must Focus on
- Expectations are high in Nigeria on what the next leader of the country will do to salvage the nation's economy
- Nigerian politician and human rights activist, Shehu Sani, says the issues for the next president to handle are numerous
- The former federal lawmaker, however, lists eight things, which he thinks are urgent and should be a priority of the country's next leader
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FCT, Abuja - Senator Shehu Sani has listed eight core areas Nigeria's next president needs to focus on as the country prepares for the 2023 presidential election.
According to Sani, the issues are very important and urgent in addressing the socio-economic problems of the country.
Sani said the eight to-do lists for Nigeria’s next president are:
1. Combating terrorism.
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2. Fixing the economy
3. Uniting the country
4. Fixing power
5. Servicing debt
6. Public universities issues
7. Petroleum subsidy issues and
Nigerians react to Shehu Sani's to-do-list for the next president
Followers of the former Kaduna Central senator have been reacting to the list on Twitter.
Abir Olubunmi wrote:
“Only Peter Obi and probably Kwakwanso have the energy and knowledge to solve these problems. I trust Peter Obi's judgement on issues and respect Kwakwanso's ability to make people trust him.
“If both can work together Nigeria will have a future, for now, the future is bleak.”
Nnaemeka Edeh wrote:
“His excellency Peter Obi will do the needful. He will deal with the economy, protect life and properties, employment for our teeming youths, and enable the environment for investment. He will never disappoint, his track records are enough and his mantra of consumption to production is apt.”
Iliyasu Abubakar wrote:
“I am candid with you, if the coming government can give priority to these 6 points, we and the next generation would be proud of this country. May Almighty give us leaders whose there hearts are for the country not for their interest.”
Bashiru Yakubu asked:
“For the first time sir, I will agree with you, it is just that when you're in government, what effort did you put in tackling or bringing solutions to some of those challenges?”
2023: Group says running mates nominated not subject to withdrawal
A group, Center for Reforms and Public Advocacy has declared that running mates nominated by presidential and governorship candidates are not subject to withdrawal.
The group made this known in a statement sent to Legit.ng on Saturday, June 25 by its convener, Ifeanyi Okechukwu.
The advocacy group also commended the for its activities so far in the count down to the 2023 general election.
2023: FCI to partner with other agencies to combat fake news
On its part, FactCheck Initiative (FCI) has created a team for a cause that will involve partnering with the government and other agencies in other to have free, fair, and peaceful elections in 2023.
The main aim of this cause will be to spot, examine and respond to the impact caused by any misleading information.
Adeoye Temitope, country director, FactCheck Initiative says stopping fake news and misinformation is the inspiration behind the project.