Lai Mohammed Says Security Challenges In The Country Are Ephemeral




The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed said this on Tuesday that the security challenges facing the country are ephemeral and will not define the legacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.


The minister stated this in Abuja at the presentation of a documentary showcasing the achievements of Buhari’s administration.

“I want to state emphatically that while more attention has been given, especially in recent times to the security challenges facing our country; those challenges are fleeting and will not define the legacy of President Muhammadu Buhari.


According to him, President Buhari’s legacy is assured, and will be defined by his massive achievements in office. Such as  the roads, rails, bridges, mass housing, port development, improvement in power supply and other massive infrastructural development that will last for generations to come and  which would help propel economic growth and national development.


He noted that never in the history of the country had any administration done so much with so little like Buhari’s government.


The achievements of the administration which were detailed in the documentary covered roads, rail, housing, power, aviation and agriculture, ports, bridges, health, fight against Covid-19, water resources and the economy generally.

He listed some of the projects by the Buhari government completed and ongoing to include, Lagos-Ibadan and Apapa-Oworonsoki expressways, Enugu-Port Harcourt and Abuja-Abaji-Lokoja dualisation.

Others were Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria and Kano-Maiduguri expressways dualisation, Suleja-Minna highway, Milliken Hill Ngwo as well as Bonny-Bodo road.

The minister also listed the Second Niger Bridge, Loko-Oweto Bridge, Zungeru Hydroelectric Dam, Goronyo Dam and airport upgrades in Abuja, Lagos and Enugu.

Also in the list were Apapa, Ebute Metta-Ibadan and Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Aladja Standard Gauge Lines, Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano natural gas pipeline as well as Onitsha and Lekki Deep Water Ports.

He said the administration recorded milestones in the fight against Covid-19, Digital Switch Over in Broadcasting and the 1,000-village Star Times Project.

Mohammed listed the FHA housing projects in Ajoda New Town Oyo state and the Kwali mass housing projects as part of the administration’s achievements

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