It is 118 days to the 2023 presidential election, and the candidates are traveling the length and breadth of the country to secure the support of Nigerians.
Issues of insecurity tops the priority list Nigerians want President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor to tackle. As presidential candidates begin unveiling their manifestos, Nigerians are dissecting them to see if their needs are captured in the policy documents.
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One candidate who has proven that he has his ears to the ground is that of the All Progressives Congress Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In his 80 page manifesto, Tagged Renewed Hope 2023 Action Plan for a Better Nigeria, Security, topped the list of the many issues he says he will address swiftly if he is elected the next President of Nigeria.
Explaining the concept behind Asiwaju’s renewed hope 2023 action plan, manifesto, assistant spokesperson of the Tinubu/Shettima campaign, Ajuri Ngelale stated on Saturday’s edition of Standpoint that renewed Hope represents the deepening of the progressive agenda for the nation in very specific and concrete terms.
He stated that the APC Presidential candidates, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu understands that this current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari had taken the country out of a very deep deficit across sectors.
According to Mr Ngelale, the administration has made a lot of progress but we cannot be satisfied with what we’ve done under very difficult conditions.
“Two, global recessions, a once in a century pandemic, despite all of that, we’ve been able to do so much.
“We are not satisfied with what has been done so far, we need to deepen that.
He stated that what Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu is bringing to the table is a deepening of the progressive agenda, a consolidation of bringing to manifestation many of the plans that this administration had begun to implement across the sector.
“When we say renewed hope, what we’re saying is that we’re bringing, an enhanced level of sophistication to the implementation of the progressive ideas and platform
“It also involves a new thinking, bringing in top level professionals, people who have a wide experience in the various sectors that they will be manning. That is going to be a major part of the renewed Hope agenda.
“Unlike other candidates who tell you that they don’t have anything written, that you should just take their words. His Excellency Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu has put on the table an 80 page documents that are very detailed across the sectors of what precisely he is going to do and how it’s going to differ from what had been obtainable from the beginning of the Fourth Republic and how he’s going to leverage on all of the work of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to very expeditiously build on that foundation.
Speaking further on Asiwaju’s 80 page manifesto of renewed hope, a chieftain of the APC, Keliani Mohammad said the President Buhari’s administration has done tremendously very well and that is why we have Asiwaju’s renewed hope 2023 for Nigeria.
“Asiwaju is going to improve on what this administration has done so far in terms of power, security, education, health and others.
“Asiwaju promised Nigerians, free education, he also promised 24 hours power supply, he also said he will ensure all the independent power plants, gas plants, issues of pipeline vandalism will be tackled.
“He has also stated that a battalion of military men and security agencies will be trained and sophisticated.” They would have the military equipment and intelligence to ensure that all security challenges bordering Nigeria today are addressed.
“The renewed hope agenda is going to be very good for us.” he added