“Nigeria is Complex”: Tinubu Says Lagos' Success Can’t Be Replicated Nationwide

“Nigeria is Complex”: Tinubu Says Lagos' Success Can’t Be Replicated Nationwide

  • Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progress Congress (APC), has opened up on his plans if elected
  • The APC bannerman says his administration would introduce and implement the devolution of power
  • He, however, said his success in Lagos state might be challenging to replicate nationwide

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With less than a week to the much anticipated presidential election, the All Progressive Congress (APC) bannerman, Bola Tinubu, has opened up on the difficulty of transforming Nigeria like Lagos state.

As reported by the Punch newspaper, the former Lagos state governor and lawmaker disclosed this in an opinion article published on Wednesday, February 15, by The Economist.

Bola Tinubu
Bola Tinubu says replicating the successes of Lagos in Nigeria would be difficult. Photo: Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Tinubu stated that Nigeria is too complex to replicate Lagos's infrastructural and economic development across the federation.

He said:

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“We cannot simply replicate Lagos’ transformation nationwide. Nigeria is complex and variegated. Recognising the strengths of each section of the country and providing the foundations on which they can all thrive is the path to economic growth."

2023 polls: Tinubu vows to implement devolution of power if elected

Tinubu stated that his administration, if elected, would give room for the devolution of power to foster more development across the federation.

He said his administration would give more power to the state government to help hasten developmental activities and reforms that will help strengthen Nigeria's economy.

He said:

"I know what can be achieved when the Federal Government allows adequate space for regional differences, so I want to devolve more powers to the states.
"They should have greater authority to provide services and infrastructure projects, as well as more control over law enforcement.”

CBN: Tinubu Makes Strong Appeal After Naira Scarcity Protests Across Nigeria

In another development, Bola Tinubu said he is not happy as protests rock states in Nigeria due to the scarcity of naira notes and fuel shortages.

Tinubu appealed to Nigerians to be patient with the CBN as all hands are on deck to make the new notes readily available in the country.

The former governor of Lagos state urged the youths to shun all forms of violence and focus on the significant task, the 2023 presidential election.

Bola Tinubu: “Why My Husband Is Famous,” Senator Oluremi Reveals

Meanwhile, the wife of APC bannerman Senator Oluremi Tinubu says the secret to her husband's fame is his acts of generosity.

She urged Nigerians to vote for her husband without being sentimental about the Muslim-Muslim ticket.

Senator Oluremi stated that the Muslim-Muslim ticket would deliver if given the opportunity.

Source: Legit.ng

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