Tinubu says democracy must be nurtured for progress


President Bola Tinubu reiterated the significance of democracy as the bedrock of progress and development in Nigeria and Africa during his meeting with the Senate leaders in Abuja. He emphasized the need to nurture and sustain democracy to send a strong message to the international community, demonstrating Nigeria’s commitment to democratic governance and its determination to make genuine strides.

As the newly elected Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, Tinubu expressed his gratitude for the unexpected and unanimous vote of confidence from his fellow leaders in the region. He considered his election as an “additional responsibility” that he must bear for the betterment of Africa. He acknowledged the importance of the encouragement he has received and acknowledged that this recognition brings with it the need for more hard work.

Tinubu assured the Senate leaders and the Nigerian people that he would not disappoint in the discharge of his duties, despite the challenges currently faced by the country. He recognized the trust placed in him by his colleagues and reiterated his commitment to fulfilling his mandate for a more prosperous Nigeria.

Senate President Godswill Akpabio commended Tinubu on his achievement and emphasized the high regard in which he is held by his peers. He described Tinubu’s election as a symbol of hope for Nigerians and praised his leadership qualities. Akpabio assured Tinubu of the continued support of the Senate and the entire National Assembly in realizing his vision and delivering on his mandate.

The meeting between President Tinubu and the Senate leaders highlighted the unity and determination to work together for the progress of Nigeria. Tinubu’s election as the Chairman of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government is seen as a significant achievement, not only for him personally but also for Nigeria as a whole. The commitment to democracy, progress, and collaboration displayed during the meeting sets a positive tone for the future and reflects the shared aspirations of the Nigerian people.

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