The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, says President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC), is already restructuring Nigeria.
According the him, the present administration is restructuring the nation’s economy, and would move on to restructure it politically at the appropriate time.
He explained that the restructuring process has been kick started with the economy, adding that the effect might not show at present but that Nigerians would in not too long from now begin to feel the impact of the ongoing restructuring by the APC administration.
The minister stated this while speaking to pressmen in Awka, Anambra State capital, noting that Nigerians have positively changed their way of doing things for the better and have become more prudent and judicious in their spending pattern.
He then assured Nigerians that Buhari would look into the political restructuring of the country at the appropriate time.
Ngige said, “It’s one after the other. After economic restructuring to reposition the economy of this country, the Buhari administration will embark on the political restructuring and will set the modalities for the exercise.”
On whether the restructuring would revisit the 2014 National Conference report, he said, “When we get there, we shall address the issues.”
He called on different agitation groups in the country to sheathe their swords as he noted that “militancy and agitations are not the answer to resolving Nigeria’s myriads of problems, which the Buhari administration didn’t create in the first place.
“What is required is for all to support this administration to meet its set goals for the development and transformation of all sections of the country.”
By Ebere Ndukwu …
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