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How 2016 budget will bring the desired change,by Onu

By Emeka Anuforo
14 May 2016   |   12:59 am
THE Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Obonnaya Onu has said that the 2016 Budget signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari would bring the desire change in the country ...

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The Minister of Science and Technology Dr. Obonnaya Onu has said that the 2016 Budget signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari would bring the desire change in the country because there are many programmes targeted at the vulnerable in the society, Onu stated this when he received the Save Nigeria-Buhari Ambassadors in Abuja, yesterday.

The Minister noted that the present administration would fulfill his campaign promises by creating jobs, growing the economy and ensuring that there is adequate security and rule of law. He said that it is the collective interest of all to diversify economy so that we can create jobs and grow the economy.

“We want all Nigerians who want to work to have worked to do. It would help us to create wealth, achieve self-reliance and also help to fight crime, everybody in Nigeria is conscious that there is rule of law, there is no longer any room for impunity and arrogance of power”.

According to the Minister, “in the past, there was high level of impunity in the way government was run, there was so much arrogance of power, and they do anything they like because they felt they were above the law.” He said that people elected to an office hold it to the collective will of the people and appreciate the contribution of the Save Nigeria-Buhari Ambassadors during the last presidential election.

Earlier, the National Coordinator of the group Comrade Jazeel Ibriahim commended the recent order by the federal government for the recruitment of ten thousand Policemen and women, to add to the number of personnels in the Nigerian Air Force and the recruitment of Five Hundred Thousand teachers in addition to the sectorial efforts.

Speaking further, group said it intends to pay a visit to the president and will make a presentation to him of the blueprint for job creation and constant youth empowerment for National Rebirth and also have a “Save Nigeria-Buhari youth Development Summit”.