According to Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; President Buhari has fulfilled his campaign promises to address insecurity, fix the economy and fight corruption. He said this at a meeting with the staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Madrid, the Spanish capital. He said, “Buhari-led administration is on the right track and there is no alternative to what it is doing”.
The meeting was held as part of the minister’s two-day official visit to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).
“I believe that we are on the right track, there will be some pains, but there is no alternative to what we are doing,’’ Lai Said.
He continued that “In the area of security, the minister said that when Buhari came on board, 14 of the 20 Local Government Areas of Borno, four in Adamawa and three in Yobe were under the sovereign authority of Boko Haram. But with proactive measures and soft diplomacy with neighbouring African countries, the U.S., France and the G-8 had helped the country to decisively deal with Book Haram,” he added.
Today, all the major highways leading to Maiduguri are opened and about two months ago, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) played a league match in Maiduguri stadium,” he also said.
He also shed some light on the administration’s fight against corruption, stating it isn’t selective as many people perceive it to be , and that the government was not probing the 2015 elections campaign funds of PDP.