Inauguration: Obi advises Buhari, 29 new governors


Peter Obi

By Francis Onyeukwu

The vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Peter Obi has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the 29 state governors sworn-in on Wednesday to increase tempo of development in Nigeria.

Obi gave the advice in a press release signed by his Media Officer, Mr Val Obienyem while commemorating 20 years of uninterrupted democracy in Nigeria.

Obi, in the statement urged the newly sworn-in chief executives to hit the ground running immediately to accelerate activities that would position the nation on a path of all sector growth.

“Do not allow the ecstasies of your elevation to becloud your sense of purpose,”  he said.

Obi described their swearing in as `historic’, adding that it coincided with 20 years the nation had practiced uninterrupted democracy.

He reminded them that they were saddled with the task of repairing the chequered democracy, which according to him was now going through a tough time. 

In his…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria