Buhari Has Returned With New Vigour – APC

Buhari Has Returned With New Vigour - APCThe All Progressives Congress (APC) believes that President Muhammadu Buhari is now well rested and has returned with new vigour.

The party declared in a statement that the President is back with optimism to fix Nigeria’s challenges and fulfill the promises the party made to Nigerians during the 2015 elections.

The statement which was issued on Friday by the APC spokesman, Mr Bolaji Abdullahi, also thanked President Buhari for following due process.

“We thank the President for following due process and properly handing over to his deputy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and thereby saving the country the needless controversies and crises that we experienced in the past.

“The party also commend the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, for competently holding fort on behalf of Mr President and for his loyalty and commitment to the Change Agenda of our party.

“We thank Nigerians and all men and women of goodwill who have been praying for the health and safe return of the President and note that the government is fully committed to the party’s manifesto of change, couched on true transformation in every area of national life”.

Guinea-Bissau: Osinbajo Supports ECOWAS-led Mediation Process

Yemi Osinbajo Flags Off Lagos-Ibadan New Rail ProjectThe Nigerian Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the nation’s commitment to  support the ECOWAS-led mediation process, and the full swift restoration of peace in Guinea-Bissau.

He said this after a closed door meeting with the Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Embalo, in Kaduna State.

The meeting lasted for over 45 minutes and had in attendance, the Minister of State Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Bukar Ibrahim, Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, Bala Bantex, top security officials and other government functionaries.

Speaking to reporters after the closed door meeting, Prof. Osinbajo expressed deep concern over the protracted political and institutional crisis, due to the inability of political stakeholders to reach a lasting and consensual solution.

He however, said that as longtime allies, the Nigerian government will continue to partner with Guinea-Bissau in the areas of security and economy.

Guinea-Bissau has been in the throes of  power struggle since August 2015, following the removal of the Prime Minister, Domingos Pereira by the country’s President, Jose Vaz.