“Our Nation Will Get It Right”: Buhari’s Ex-Aide Adesina Opens Up on How Tinubu Can Succeed

“Our Nation Will Get It Right”: Buhari’s Ex-Aide Adesina Opens Up on How Tinubu Can Succeed

  • Femi Adesina has revealed how Nigerians can help President Bola Tinubu's led federal government to succeed
  • The former presidential aide, at an event in Lagos, assured of a better Nigeria but noted that the citizens must play their part
  • Adesina called for support for Tinubu's government, asking citizens to pray and have goodwill towards the government

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Lagos state - Femi Adesina, a special adviser to ex-president Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, said Nigerians must do their best to ensure the country works.

Femi Adesina seeks support for Tinubu's government.
Femi Adesina declares support for Tinubu's government as he tasks Nigerians on nation building. Photo credit:Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Femi Adesina
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"Support Tinubu's govt," Adesina tells Nigerians

Adesina made this remark in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday, March 25.

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As reported by The Nation, the former presidential aide assured that Nigeria would get things right and the country would get better.

He said:

“My message to Nigeria at this time is just to hold the fort, this place is going to get better.
“It is our country, we don’t have another one. So we must ensure that it works because no matter where we go, we will not be first class citizens. Nigeria will get it right, we will get there.”

Speaking further, Adesina said all hands must be on the deck for the country to make progress and get things right.

He urged Nigerians to support President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's administration, The Cable reported.

“So, let us support the government, let us pray for the government and have good will towards the government and everything is good, to get better and right,” Adesina added.

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"How Buhari ‘mistakenly’ approved $10 million contract"

In another development, Legit.ng reported that Femi Adesina provided a detailed explanation of how his principal, Buhari, “mistakenly” approved $10 million for the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) to award a contract for Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Limited.

He made this known in his newly launched book, Working with Buhari: Reflections of a Special Adviser, Media and Publicity (2015-2023).

Narrating the encounter of the former managing director of NBET, Marilyn Amobi, with Buhari, the book revealed that the $10 million gas contract was a Partial Risk Guarantee (PRG) of the World Bank.

In his book, Adesina noted that the approval was in a letter dated March 2, 2017, and the president’s approval was dated March 27, 2017.

Source: Legit.ng

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Esther Odili (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Esther Odili is a journalist and a Politics/Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng with 6+ years of experience. Before joining Legit.ng, Esther has worked with other reputable media houses, such as the New Telegraph newspaper and Galaxy Television. She Holds OND and HND in Mass Communication from NIJ, where she was recognized as the best student in print journalism in 2018. Email: esther.odili@corp.legit.ng.

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