SGF Unveils Ministerial Briefing Schedule To Mark PBAT’s One-year In Office

Lists President’s One-year achievements

By Kingsley Unah

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Sen. George Akume has unveiled the Sectoral Ministerial briefing schedule and updates to mark President Bola Tinubu’s one year in office Anniversary.

The SGF who reeled out the schedule in a Ministerial press briefing at the National Press Centre, Radio House Abuja, the events offers an invaluable opportunity to reflect on the journey we embarked upon about a year ago and to share the remarkable progress made under the President’s visionary leadership.

He said the objective is to acquaint Nigerians with the strides taken within the first year of the present Administration.

“Essentially, this event is purposed to render accountability to Nigerians by promoting the accomplishments of the present administration within its first year in office and to reassure our citizens that Government shall remain focused and committed to the implementation of the Renewed Hope Agenda for positive impact on the socio-economic life of Nigerians,” Akume said.

Speaking further, the SGF said, “As you may recall, Mr. President had declared his unwavering commitment to unleashing our country’s full economic potentials by focusing on job creation, access to capital for small and large businesses, inclusiveness, the rule of law, and the fight against hunger, poverty and corruption for the good of the people.

“It is imperative that the public is made aware of such commitment as well as the programmes and projects being pursued and partly achieved by government.”

He stressed that Government is  poised to unveil measures being taken to positively change the trajectory of the current Nigerian economy.

“President Tinubu’s Administration set forth an ambitious agenda focused on economic revitalization, social inclusion, and infrastructural development. The government has implemented significant economic reforms aimed at stabilizing our economy and fostering sustainable growth. Key among these, is the introduction of policies that have attracted foreign investments, reduced inflation, and boosted job creation across various sectors,” Akume said.

He maintained that President Tinubu’s commitment to enhancing the nation’s infrastructure is also evident in the completion and ongoing execution of numerous projects, notable among which are the extensive road networks, improved rail systems, and the modernization of our ports, which are vital for boosting trade and connectivity.

Speaking further, the SGF said, the current administration of President Tinubu, in recognizing the importance of human capital development, has made substantial investments in healthcare and education. The launch of new healthcare facilities and the upgrade of existing ones, along with reforms in our educational system, ensuring security of life and property of Nigerians,”

He also listed some notable achievements of the current administration to include the creation and implemention of several social intervention programs aimed at alleviating poverty and empowering the vulnerable, job creation among others.

Akume maintained that Nigeria, under its present stewardship, have witnessed significant policy strides in various sectors including but not limited to the Presidential accent to the 2023 Electricity Bill, a move that dismantled monopolistic control over electricity generation, transmission and distribution at the national level and granted authority to State Governments, Corporations and individuals to generate, distribute and transmit electricity, thus decentralizing the power sector; Accent to the passage into law of the Nigeria Data Protection Bill 2023 that established a legal framework for safeguarding personal information and promoting data protection practices in Nigeria; and the challenging but very necessary Removal of Fuel Subsidy.

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