“Nigerians Are Hungry”: Accord Party Sends Message To Tinubu Over Economic Hardship

“Nigerians Are Hungry”: Accord Party Sends Message To Tinubu Over Economic Hardship

  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been urged to address the issue of the high cost of food items in the country
  • The Accord National Chairman, Barrister Maxwell Mgbudem made the call while reacting to the economic hardship
  • Mgbudem said Nigerians are hungry and need palliatives to ameliorate their sufferings from the harsh economic policies

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FCT, Abuja - The Accord National Chairman, Barrister Maxwell Mgbudem said the economic hardship is responsible for the spike in crimes and insecurity in the country.

Mgbudem said Nigerians are hungry and need palliatives to assuage their sufferings.

Accord Party sends message to Tinubu over economic hardship
Accord Party urges Tinubu to act fast as Nigerians are hungry Photo credit: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Source: UGC

He said this in a statement sent to Legit.ng on Friday, March 1 while reacting to the high cost of living, economic hardship, insecurity etc rocking the nation.

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He urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to address the issue of the high cost of food items in the country.

The Accord chairman said it is time for the Tinubu's administration to stop the ill-conceived policies that have impoverished the populace.

Mgbudem said terrorism, insurgency, banditry, armed robbery, and kidnapping are on the high and no part of the nation is safe, including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

“It is time to salvage our dear nation and redirect the ship of the state from its perilous course. It is time to stop the awkward baby steps and ill-conceived policies and actions that have impoverished the populace and take giant steps to economic recovery, delivery of dividends of democracy, political stability and technological advancement that will lead Nigerians to the Promised Land of abundance, unity and patriotism.”

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Economic Hardship: Obasanjo proffers solution

In a similar story, Legit.ng reported that former President Olusegun Obasanjo called for the devolution of power and resources from the federal government to state and local governments

He said this would help to better manage available resources and alleviate economic hardship. Obasanjo explained that the economic hardship is due to mismanagement of resources and lack of productivity among Nigerians.

Obasanjo said decentralizing power and resources will reduce competition at the central level and allow for more effective resource management at the local level.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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