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Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night lamented the high level of poverty pervading in the country at the moment, saying that the situation makes him uncomfortable.

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President Muhammadu Buhari speaking during the breaking of Ramadan fast with members of the federal executive council, service chiefs and heads of MDGs at the Banquet hall State , Monday night in Abuja.

The president expressed his displeasure on the nation’s poverty rate when he played host to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the Ministers, Service Chiefs, Heads of Security Agencies and Chief Executives of Federal Government Agencies and Institutions to a breaking of fast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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He frowned at the inability of the Nigerian elites to address the welfare and educational needs of the less-privileged in the society.

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President Buhari who noted that too many people were running around unable to find something to eat, challenged the elite to do something very urgent to ameliorate the pathetic situation.

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He stated that already Federal Government had introduced people friendly programmes like the School Feeding and `Trader Money’ to alleviate the hardship being experienced by the less-privileged individuals across the country. He, therefore, commended the Vice-President for successfully managing the school feeding and `trader money’ programmes

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According to him, “When I drive around the country what upset me very much is the status of our poor people in this country – you see young people, the so-called Almajiris with tore dresses, with plastic bowl. They are looking basically for what to eat. “The question of education (to them) is a luxury.

 

I think Nigerian elite we are all failing because I think we should have a programme that will at least guarantee some basic education for our people no matter how poor they are. “So, I welcome the Vice-President initiate of the School feeding programme.

If you check in your localities the enrolment into schools improved because a lot of children can get at least one good meal a day. This is the position of this country. “But, culturally some of us are quiet merciless, we don’t care about what happen to others we just keep on moving forward.

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“This `market money’ I warned the Vice-President I don’t like him to be mobbed, especially the way I see hefty women coming and confronting him, he should be very careful. “These are very good initiates. Initially, I was quite reluctant but I must admit that they are very good programmes and they endear this government to a lot of poor people because of these N5,000 or N10,000 being given to them as loans.

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“They are fantastic programmes and I have to admit quite honestly that the Vice-President was ahead of me by insisting on them. “But he knows me if he insists I will say `okay go and do what you like.’ He did it and I’m very pleased as he is being very successful,’’ he said. Speaking at the event, Vice-President Osinbajo, thanked the president for inviting them, both Muslims and Christians, to the breaking of fast with him.

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He said that regardless of ethnic and religious affiliations Nigerians must continue to be their brothers’ keepers and must towards building a united nation. He, however, condemned some politicians, who were bent on dividing the people along ethno-religious lines. On the Ramadan period, Osinbajo said: “Mr President I must say that there are some reasons I had always look forward to the Ramadan session. But some of those reasons are now being seriously challenged.

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“The first of those reasons is that during the Ramadan meetings are usually very short. But, unfortunately last Wednesday Mr President seemed to have destroyed that very good notion by taking us through the longest FEC meeting in the history of the Federal Executive Council.

“So, we shouldn’t expect anymore that meeting will necessary be short during the Ramadan. “The second is that some of my friends are far less troublesome during the Ramadan. People like Lai Mohammed, Abba Kyari, Adamu Adamu they are usually very well behaved during the Ramadan. But I’m not even sure that that is true anymore.

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“So, I think that all we can truly expect now from the session is possibility what it was meant to do which is to remind us of some of our responsibilities to ourselves as brothers and to our fellow men/women especially our roles as leaders. “I think it is auspicious that this particular Ramadan falls at the eve of the new term in . “So, it is an opportunity for us to remind ourselves over the core mandates which is the welfare and security of majority of our people,’’ he said.

PRESIDENT BUHARI FINALLY OPENS UP! SPEAKS ON HOW HE TRULY FEELS ABOUT POVERTY IN NIGERIA PRESIDENT BUHARI FINALLY OPENS UP! SPEAKS ON HOW HE TRULY FEELS ABOUT POVERTY IN NIGERIA President Muhammadu Buhari 300x200

Those, who joined the President for the fast-breaking meal known as Iftar, included some heads of federal government agencies and institutions. The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, the Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority, Alhaji Yakubu Ibn Muhammed, and the Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Abdullahi Mukhtar, were among the dignitaries at the event.

 

Source: Daily advent

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AISHAT BUHARI ‘FINALLY’ ACKNOWLEDGES MASSIVE CORRUPTION UNDER HER HUSBAND’S WATCH

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The wife of the , Aisha , has come out blunt again, describing her husband’s administration as a failure in its Social Investment Programme.

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She faulted the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government, saying the programme has failed to achieve its aim in Kano and most parts of Northern .

Mrs Buhari mentioned this during an interactive session with women as part of the inauguration ceremony at the State in Abuja.

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The wife of the President, who specifically mentioned the conditional cash transfer component, questioned the method used in executing the programme.

She also faulted the amount of money spent on the purchase of mosquito nets.

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“They have spent $16 million buying mosquito nets. I did not get it, but maybe some people have gotten it. I didn’t get it. But I feel that, that’s my personal opinion, $16 million is enough to fumigate Nigeria,” she said.

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Generally, Mrs Buhari did not agree with the method adopted for the programme, Channels TV reports.

She said, “I was expecting the social investment programme, N500 billion to be utilised in a different method; in order to achieve the aim. But I don’t know the method they used. Most of the Northern States did not get the money. I don’t know – my state didn’t get the money. I don’t know if your state got the money.”

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In her words, Mrs Buhari explained that the programme worked well in some state and that for other states where it did not succeed, a different approach should have been used.

She added, “In my state, one local government benefitted from it, out of 22 local governments. I didn’t’ ask what happened and I don’t want to know.”

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Although the wife of the President is concerned about the performance of the programme in her state, she suggested it was worse in Kano.

 

Source: Daily Advent

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Former , Olusegun Obasanjo says policy implementation was a major problem hindering ’s growth and development.

Obasanjo said this in Ibadan on Saturday at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).

He said: “Our problem in this country has always been that of implementation. The 25-year Oyo State Government Agriculture Policy Framework presented is a good thing.

“We have formulated several policies in the past that suffered implementation. I hope your successor will implement it”.

Obasanjo added that technology, finance and human resources were challenges facing agricultural development.

He added, “If you go into agriculture you may not be rich like Dangote, but you will be satisfied and comfortable.

“You will be comfortable because you are close to nature. Every individual is a stakeholder in the agriculture value-chain.

”If you are not a farmer, then you must be a consumer. If you are not a farmer, you can encourage a farmer”.

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