Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The President’s Broken Promises

Newswatch He promised to fix Nigeria with his seven-point agenda but 18 months after, President Umaru Yar’Adua’s promises have remained largely unfulfilled

He was honest enough to admit in his recent independence anniversary broadcast that his administration has been slow in handling the affairs of the nation. President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, however, justified why his government has not been more decisive in tackling the enormous challenges of fixing Nigeria. “We are resolved as an administration not to resort to quick-fix methods and short-cuts in approaching the fundamental problems which require methodical and sustainable solutions,” he said.