By Ikechukwu Okaforadi
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s constitution and inauguration of the Executive/Legislative/All Progressives Congress (APC) Consultative Committee will ensure good governance and accelerated implementation of people-focused priority areas of the administration.
In a statement issued yesterday by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of APC, Yekini Nabena, the party said with the constitution of the Consultative Committee, all hands are now on deck to ensure the achievement of the administration’s drive.
It gave the drives of the current administration to among others include: improved access to quality education, affordable health care, build a thriving and sustainable economy, create jobs, enhance social inclusion and poverty reduction, diversify the economy, expand and improve critical infrastructure, fight corruption, improved governance, ensure social cohesion and security.
“The caliber of deserving personalities chosen as members of the consultative committee speaks to the seriousness of the President in ensuring synergy, cooperation and functional relations between the executive, legislature and the APC and the governing Party.
“Nigerians are the ultimate beneficiaries as this will translate to the delivery of dividends of democracy and fast track the implementation of the administration’s policies and programmes that will positively and directly improve the lot of citizens”, the statement said.
Recall that President Buhari on Monday at the State House presided over the inauguration of Executive/Legislative/Party Consultative Committee, which is chaired by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.
Other members are: Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan; Speaker, House of Representatives; Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila; Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege.
Members also include: Deputy Speaker, Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase; Governor of Yobe State/Chairman, APC Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee; Mai Mala Buni; Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi, Senate Majority Leader.
Also in the group are: Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa, House Majority Leader; Attorney General/Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Gida Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari and Sen. John James Akpanudoedehe.