May 29:President Tinubu committed to alleviating economy challenges Group

The National Progressive Hub, a support group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Bola Tinubu is committed to alleviating the economy challenges Nigerians are currently facing.
Ms Bukie Okangbe, National Co-ordinator of the group said this at a news conference on Friday in Abuja while speaking on the economy challenges Nigerians were currently facing.
She appealed to Nigerians to bear with Tinubu and to have faith in his administration as things were being worked out in the interest of all.
She said the news conference was to appraise the courage, determination and commitment of Tinubu in putting the country at the forefront of growth and development across sectors.
“We are mindful of the happenings in the country, especially with hardship and hunger faced by many families and households.
“We plead with Nigerians to bear with the president and have faith in the administration.
“The president has given Nigerians his words that the present hardship is temporary and this, he is committed to doing.
“As a leader with a large heart, Nigerians should just show a little more patient in the capacity of the president to fulfill his elections promises,” Okangbe said.
She expressed optimism  in the capacity and competence of Tinubu in delivering on his electoral promises to Nigerians.
She added that an appraisal of Tinubu’s one year in office clearly showed that he had made history in many landmark sectors of the country.
According to her, President Tinubu has made the most important, critical and people-centred decisions in his one year in office than any other president since 1999 within the time limit.
She congratulated Tinubu on what she described as his historic and unprecedented achievements so far, as the administration clocks one year in office on May 29.
Okangbe said the group had seen in Tinubu, a compassionate, prudent, diligent, hard-working and honest leader and father working round the clock to reposition the image and integrity of Nigeria among committee of nations.
She noted that every international engagements of the president since he assumed office had been an opportunity to woo investors into the country.
This, she said, facilitated many foreign investment into the country in the last almost one year.
“Many of these foreign investment cut across sectors like oil and gas, agriculture, security, telecommunication, infrastructure, aviation, energy and power among others.
“In boosting the posterity of the country through infrastructural projects, the administration of Tinubu launched the Lagos-Calabar coastal road.
“Which is almost 700km road starting from Lekki Deep Seaport, this project will run through different States, Local Governments and communities in Nigeria.
“Boosting economic activities and empowering both formal and informal sectors,” the group’s national co-ordinator said.
She recalled that on April 3, the president signed into law the revised Students’ Loan which established the Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND).
This, she said came as a relief to a large number of students many of whom might had been contemplating dropping out of school.
Okangbe said there had also been many loans rolled out by the administration with special focus on Small and Medium Scale Businesses.
“It is on record that the present administration has been consistent in its quest to protect the naira against the dollar.
“In which the new leadership of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been mandated to root out those waging economic war against our currency.
“Many financial houses and actors in the dubious business of hording dollars have been apprehended, arrested and prosecuted,” the group co-ordinator said.(

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