2019: Read Osinbajo's Campaign Strategy As Shared In Bauchi
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is keeping it real on the job and he was in Bauchi in one of his trips within the country.
While in Bauchi, Osinbajo made promises and gave hope of a better life to some residents.
He said the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration is committed to creating jobs and empowering young people. ehTenior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja, said Osinbajo communicatedthis in Bauchi State.
Osinbajo made the pledge while inaugurating the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) clinic and Trader Moni in the state.
TraderMoni is a Federal Government’s initiative aimed at providing 2 million petty traders across the country with collateral-free loans before the end of the year.
“Our focus from the beginning of the administration is that there must be jobs, enough resources for young men and women to be able to do their work and to contribute their quota to Nigeria’s growth.
“That is why the President started the N-Power programme, the Market Moni programme and TraderMoni; that is the reason why the President said that we must have Home-Grown School Feeding programme, to provide opportunities for people.
“President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to Nigeria is that he will not steal Nigeria’s resources; he will use Nigeria’s money for the benefit of Nigerians; that is the pledge he made the day he became President and he has maintained that pledge until now.
“The determination of our government is to see to it that Nigeria’s resources are used for the benefit of Nigerians.”
Osinbajo also spoke on the several efforts made by the present administration to improve the lot of the people despite earning less.
He said that for the first time in the history of Nigeria, the government was spending 30 per cent of its income on infrastructure.
“That is why we are able to build the Lagos-Kano railway, the Mambila Hydro project and all of the several roads that we have started building.
“We are spending Nigeria’s money in the right places and we make sure that nobody steals Nigeria’s money,” he said.
Some Nigerians appear to have given up on the Muhammadu Buhari administration following the lack of basic social amenities.
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