Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum and Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, has on Tuesday asserted that Nigeria has become secure and prosperous now than in 2015.
He commended the President Muhammadu Buhari-led adminstration for the bold and courageous efforts made to reposition the economy for majority of Nigerians through inclusive policies.
Speaking on the sidelines of the meeting of All Progressive Congress (APC) governors with President Buhari in Daura, Katsina state, the Kebbi Governor appreciated the President for his unique leadership style of maintaining a healthy relationship with governors on individual and collective basis, pointing out that they had been “energized’’ to do more in their states.
“The country is more secure than in 2015, and the country is more prosperous than in 2015 because you are working for the majority of the people,’’ he added.
The Governor said the party had been repositioned, after the 2019 elections, to work for the benefit of the majority of Nigerians, noting that “there be will two elections this year and we need to work towards winning the two states.’’
In his remarks, the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, said the President’s sense of justice, fairness and forthrightness had turned a major inspiration to governors on the way forward for the country.
He said the challenges faced by states “were enormous’’, but the governors had remained undaunted, assuring the President of strong support and “the very best effort’’ to overcome all the obstacles.
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