Let's Transition From Politics To Governance, Tinubu To Govs

The President of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu has appealed to state governors to set aside their political differences and collaborate with the federal government to build the nation, stressing that time for politicking was over. 

In a statement by presidential spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale, the President who was speaking during Iftar (breaking of Ramadan fast) with the governors at the State House in Abuja on Thursday, emphasised the importance of transitioning from politics to governance, noting the need for unity and cooperation among all stakeholders.

”Since we recognise the need to build our nation together, the time for politics is over. It is now time for governance.

”We are of the same family and parents; living in the same house, but sleeping in different rooms. We must cooperate and spread love among each other,” the President said.

Highlighting the significance of the holy month of Ramadan and the Lenten Season for Christians, President Tinubu urged Nigerians to use the solemn occasion for reflection, prayers, and charity towards others.

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Acknowledging the difficulties facing the nation, President Tinubu expressed optimism about the future, noting that the challenges were beginning to respond to the solutions being implemented by his administration.

”I am glad that the headwinds are almost over. The tunnel is not as dark as when we started. It is going to be brighter and brighter. We must communicate with each other, stick together, and share joy,” the President said.

Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and Kwara State governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, commended the federal government for distributing 42,000 tons of grains, emphasising the importance of collaborative efforts between the national and sub-national governments in addressing collective challenges.

On the payment of wage award to workers, the governor promised that the state governments would do the right thing.

Africa Today News, New York

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