President Muhammad Buhari said no single government can solve the mirage of problems facing Nigeria, pointing out that achieving this will require the concerted efforts of successive governments.
The President, represented by Federal Secretary of State Boss Mustafa, spoke yesterday at his State of the Union Address on Security, Economy and Justice hosted by the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
The president reminds lawyers that they are responsible for the smooth functioning of the country.
He said, “That’s the direction we want. Thank you for bringing hope back to the Nigerians. I want to believe that the Bar Association will provide the necessary leadership. As the discussion progresses, we hope to be able to create a playbook outlining the guided process for the new regime.
“I cannot say that any government in this country can solve Nigeria’s problems. In the course of the desire to build, you can choose one or two things: you can concentrate and move.
“As a government, the outcome of this dialogue will be communicated to us, so the decisions we reach will be part of the documentation we will have ready as we move forward and hand over to the new government.”
Also speaking at the forum, Kebi Governor Atiku Bagudu believed that improving the country’s primary education was a surefire way to meet the country’s security challenges. NBA President Yakubu Maikyau (SAN) said in his remarks to facilitate discussions to provide Nigerians with sufficient information to help them select individuals for elective office to support in upcoming federal elections. expressed the need for continued engagement of governments at all levels.
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