We will fulfil all our promises despite economic crunch, says Osinbajo
The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo yesterday assured Nigerians that despite the economic downturn as a result of fall in oil price, the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration would fulfil all its campaign promises.
Osinbajo insisted that the government would leave no stone unturned in ensuring that standard of living of Nigerians are improved tremendously.
The Vice President who spoke in Ayetoro, Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State where he commissioned some “legacy” projects to mark the State’s 40th anniversary pledged that as soon as the National Assembly passes the 2016 budget, government would start full implementation of its programmes.
“Let me say this, all what we promised to do at the federal government level will be fulfilled. Our administration’s priority is employment for our teeming youths, especially, the graduates.
“What we promised as little incentive for our youths will be fulfilled but not as a free gift. We will recruit 500,000 youths and train them as volunteer teachers”, Osinbajo affirmed.
He added, “Also, we have programmes for the women and our market people, even, the down trodden. No one will suffer in this government, all what we promised, by God’s grace, we will fulfill them”.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun who later addressed the people of Ota and its environs, thanked them for their “unalloyed support for his government in the last five and half years”.
He appealed to the people to remain calm and resilient, promising that, all uncompleted projects will be completed “and more will still be done”.
The Governor assured that all on-going project would be completed as soon as possible.All those who spoke at the ceremony, including the State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Roqeeb Adeniji, Senator Gbolahan Dada, representing Ogun West Senatorial District and other top politicians commended Governor Amosun’s achievements in the last five years.
The Vice President later commissioned the Iganmode-Ilo- Awela road amid jubilation from residents of the area and later left for Sagamu in Sagamu local council area to commission some projects.