The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) claims that no government since Nigeria’s independence in 1960 has done better for the country than President Muhammadu Buhari’s since taking office in 2015.
Mai Mala Buni, the APC National Chairman and Yobe State Governor, announced this on Tuesday, April 20, at the first edition of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Professional Forum’s media interactive session.
Buni was represented at the forum by Senator John James Akpanudoedehe, Secretary of the Caretaker Committee. He said;“They want to downgrade the government. There has not been a government like this in the history of the nation.
Also speaking at the forum, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, reeled out the achievements of the Buhari-led administration.
Currently, the National Social Register of poor and vulnerable Nigerians (NSR) has 32.6 million persons from more than 7 million poor and vulnerable households, identified across 708 local government areas, 8,723 wards and 86,610 communities across the 36 States of the country and the FCT.
From this number, 1.6 million poor and vulnerable households (comprising more than 8 million individuals, in 45,744 communities from 5,483 Wards of 557 LGAs in 35 states and the FCT are currently benefiting from the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program, which pays a bimonthly stipend of N10,000 per household.
In January 2019, President Buhari launched Nigeria’s Micro-Pension Scheme – which allows self-employed persons and persons working in organisations with less than 3 employees to save for the provision of pension at retirement or incapacitation.
Establishment of Survival Fund, National Youth Investment Fund, and National Special Public Works Program, and the Covid-19 Targeted Credit Facility (TCF) to support millions of small businesses, households and young people, with federal grants, loans and stipends.”he said