Connect with us

Politics

APC has not failed Nigerians —Plateau Lawmaker

Published

on

A lawmaker from Plateau State, Hon Yusuf Gagdi, has cautioned Nigerians who think that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has failed the nation to look back at where the country was six years ago and where it is now.

Gagdi who is the Chairman of the House Committee on Navy, in an interaction with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, stated that the APC-led administration had not failed Nigerians in terms of fulfilling its campaign promises.

The lawmaker said the perception that the government had failed was caused by a communication gap between the citizenry and the government, adding that government should have taken it upon itself to tell Nigerians its numerous achievements.

“I can tell you where the country was before Buhari took over in 2015. The APC government came in at a time when people had had to battle with the failures of the last administration.

READ ALSO: APC has failed Nigerians woefully –ex-Gov Lamido

”A government with crude oil price of 100 dollars per barrel should not be measured with the one with 22 dollars barrel of crude oil per day,” Gagdi said.

He added that in spite of the fact that Buhari came into power without renowned economic experts, he performed more than the previous administration in terms of infrastructure development.

Join the conversation

Opinions

Support Ripples Nigeria, hold up solutions journalism

Balanced, fearless journalism driven by data comes at huge financial costs.

As a media platform, we hold leadership accountable and will not trade the right to press freedom and free speech for a piece of cake.

If you like what we do, and are ready to uphold solutions journalism, kindly donate to the Ripples Nigeria cause.

Your support would help to ensure that citizens and institutions continue to have free access to credible and reliable information for societal development.

Donate Now

Investigations