Ghanaian President Calls For True Freedom In Africa

Ghanaian PresidentThe President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, has called for what he called true freedom in Africa for the continent to develop economically and educationally.

He made the call while presenting a lecture during the 40th anniversary of University of Ilorin.

The Ghanaian President lamented that the continent has never been free from colonialism and also blamed past African leaders for their harsh method of governance which he noted retarded the growth of their countries.

Each country, he stressed, should evolve plans to develop its education and economy to meet its peculiar needs.

Also speaking, President Muhammadu Buhari represented by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, urged the private sector to complement the efforts of the federal government in the education sector by investing to improve the education in the country.

He also urged them to think outside the box in the funding and running of their campuses.

Osinbajo Says Next Budget Will Spring Economic Development

Yemi Osinbajo, vice president of Nigeria on BudgetNigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, says the next budget, which the new administration is already drafting, is positioned to spring economic development.

The Vice President spoke at the Port Harcourt International Airport on Sunday in an interview with Channels Television’s correspondent, Emmanuel Ereyi.

Professor Osinbajo further said Nigerians should expect the continuation of good governance, as promised by his party during campaigns.

He stressed that the coming days of the present administration would see the stabilisation of power, security and completion of the drawing of the next budget.

The Vice President was in Port Harcourt, the capital of┬áRivers State, as a guest at the Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

On the choice of members of the cabinet, he assured Nigerians that best crop of ministers would be presented by the Federal Government at the end of the month.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on September 7 in Aburi, Ghana, reassured Nigerians and the international community that he would name his cabinet before the end of the month.

President Buhari gave the assurance at a joint press conference with President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana.