“Remain Focused” – APC advise Buhari
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to remain focused despite attempts by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to distract his administration by attempted blackmail in the current recession facing the nation.
The APC said this in a statement signed by the party National Secretary, Mai Mala Buni and made available to journalists in Abuja, on Monday.
It read in part: “In reacting to the orchestrated and insensitive comments by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the economy, the All Progressives Congress (APC) urges the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to remain focused in its bold bid to restore economic growth in the country.
Mai Mala Buni said “The PDP’s attempt to turn truth on its head is fraudulent, insensitive and an insult to Nigerians. For the umpteenth time, the PDP must own up to its transgressions and apologize to Nigerians.
The Statement however explained that “Going forward, the urgent task before the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration is to restore the country’s battered economy back to health and all legitimate and innovative means are being employed to achieve this in the quickest possible time.
Reeling out the party’s plan Buni said “Among other strategic economic agendas, diversification of the country’s economy is a priority for the administration. To this end, President Buhari is aggressively formulating and implementing policies aimed at diversifying Nigeria’s economy from oil to other sectors such as agriculture, mining and manufacturing.
While assuring Nigerians the party stated that”The APC assures Nigerians of the strong political will and commitment of the President Buhari administration to revive the economy and tackle the nation’s current challenges through suitable and well-thought economic policies, fiscal discipline and socio-political reforms.
“The APC assures Nigerians that the administration will pull the country out of the present hardships. With the support, cooperation, patience and prayers of Nigerians, the country will reach its deserved potential under our leadership.