Unfulfilled promises: Psychophants blinding Nigerian govt – Sani Agrees Nigerians are suffering
//Segun Ayobami, Kaduna//
SENATOR representing kaduna Central Senatorial District in upper chamber of National Assembly, Shehu Sani has warned that persistent psychophancy has the capacity and capability of blinding the government failure where it ought to take correction for its mistakes, saying governance is not a one man affairs.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Debts, also decried the suffering of Nigerians presently, agreed that there is so much hunger in the country which the current administration of President Mohammadu Buhari must addressed as matter of urgency. He added that APC led federal government must deliver it’s covenant and promises to Nigerians.
Speaking to journalists in Kaduna yesterday, the Activist turned Politician further stressed that the major challenge before this administration is the issue of Niger Delta Avengers who are bent on bringing the nation to its knees by a way of attacking oil facilities which has reduced the daily oil production from 2.5million barrel per day to less than 1.5million, the situation he described as worrisome.
“Persistent Psychophancy with continue support that has no basis in government is not in the best interest of the country likewise persistent criticism is not the best at all. Psychiphants have the capacity and capability of blinding the government failure as much as critics that have no reason to raise any issue.
“Government must know that every passing day is a clock ticking of expiration of our mandate in office. No one man can address the problems of Nigeria alone except we do it collectively. We must collectively support Mr. President. Where he’s right, we commend him and where he’s wrong, we draw his attention to it.
“I must agreed to the fact that Nigerians are suffering. There is so much hunger in the land. It is been difficult for states nationwide to pay salaries. People have been finding it difficult to pay their bills. In as much as there is time to commend the achievements of this administration, it is also time for Nigerians to constantly remind those of us in in public office that we have a covenant and promise to deliver.
“I can understand that Nigerians have shown extra-ordinary patience with the government in power. In as much as we continue, we cannot continue to take their patience for granted,” he warned.
He said further that the fall in oil price and shortage of revenue the country is currently faced with is historic opportunity for Northern Nigeria and indeed, the entire country to look inward at deposited resources in each state for the betterment of all.
He also reiterated his position on unicamera legislature, quickly stressed the need for the country to do away with 36 states structure, saying it is no longer tenable and unsustainable.
He said, “we must reduce these 36 states to six states with capital in Abuja. Nigerian Senate and House of Reps should be compressed to one parliament that will be able to save cost and also stop the duplication of responsibility. We don’t need 36 Ministers of 36 permanent secretaries.
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